Meets fortnightly, 2017 Sep 12 to Nov 28, 18:15-20:45 Eastern Time (UTC-5)
Location: Kendall 2215 and online
|Sep 12||1. Intro to R||simulation||Adler Part II
|*Sep 26||2. Temporal data||Nile R. flow||C&M Ch.1||1. Visualization|
|*Oct 10||3. Temporal analysis||Six world series||C&M Ch.2|
|*Oct 24||4. Forecasting||AirPassengers||C&M Ch.3||2. Temporal analysis|
|*Nov 7||5. Space and time||tornados||C&M Ch.4|
|Nov 28||6. In-class presentations||C&M Ch.5||3. Submit by Nov 26|
DATA to Insight, Reston VA
hours: 10:00-18:00 EST (UTC–5)
the R programming environment
how time is measured and represented
to design temporal visualizations
to analyze and forecast time-series data
to conduct and present original research.
Lab exercises using R interactively and collaboratively
Readings, including signficant coding exercises
Three assignments, including a final project presented in the last session
(C&M) Cowpertwait, P. S. P. and A. V. Metcalfe (2009) Introductory time series with R New York, Springer.
Adler, J. (2010). R in a nutshell Sebastopol, CA, O'Reilly.
Cleveland, W. S. (1994) The elements of graphing data, Murray Hill, NJ: AT&T Bell Laboratories Sec 3.8.
Diggle, P. (1990). Time series: a biostatistical introduction, Oxford, England and New York, Clarendon Press; Oxford University Press.
Few, Stephen (2009) Now you see it: simple visualization techniques for quantitative analysis, Oakland CA, Analytics Press.
Makridakis, S. G., et al. (1997). Forecasting: Methods and Applications, John Wiley & Sons.
Moore, D. S. and G. P. McCabe (2006) Introduction to the practice of statistics, New York: W. H Freeman. Sec 1.1 (p. 19) has a brief section on 'time plots.'
Teetor, P. (2011) R cookbook Sebastopol, CA, O'Reilly, especially chs. 7 (dates) and 14 (time series).
Tufte, E. R. (1983) The visual display of quantitative information, Cheshire CT: Graphics Press. A number of time examples throughout (as well as his other later books).
Tufte, E. R. (1997) Visual explanations: images and quantities, evidence and narrative, Cheshire CT: Graphics Press Ch. 2 has a thorough discussion of the Snow cholera story.
Tufte, E. R. (2006) Beautiful Evidence, Cheshire CT: Graphics Press. "Sparklines" chapter is about time.
Wainer, H. (2005) Graphic discovery: a trout in the milk and other visual adventures, Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press.
Wilkinson, L. and G. Wills (2005) The grammar of graphics, New York: Springer. ch. 14.
Wong, D. M. (2009) The Wall Street journal guide to information graphics New York: W.W. Norton & Co.