Tom Minka, Statistics Dept

**Teaching Assistants:**

Fang Chen

**Lectures:** Monday and Wednesday, 12:30-1:20, Doherty Hall 2105

**Computer labs:** Tuesday, 12:30-1:20, Wean Hall 5202

**Office hour:** Thursday, 4:30-5:30, OSC 219

Date | Topic |
---|---|

1/13 | The history and science of visualization |

1/15 | Histograms, modes, and outliers |

1/22 | Kernel density, jitterplot, histodot plot |

1/27 | Q-Q plot, density difference, density ditch |

1/29 | Normal Q-Q plot, basic R programming |

2/3 | Pies, bars, dots, and area charts |

2/5 | Principles of visual encoding and connection |

2/10 | Scatterplots and clutter |

2/12 | Prediction curves and aspect ratio |

2/19 | Time-series plots, superposition, growth chart |

2/24 | Time-series cycle plots |

2/26 | Rate of change plots |

3/3 | Three-dimension plots |

3/5 | Prediction surfaces, slicing |

3/10 | Contour plots, history |

3/12 | Interpreting contour plots |

3/17 | Map projections |

3/19 | Statistical maps |

3/31 | Color science and color perception |

4/7 | Map smoothing |

4/9 | Dynamic graphics (movies) |

4/14 | Hypervariate plots to explain outliers |

4/16 | Projections of high-dimensional data |

4/21 | Nomograms and parallel-coordinate plots |

4/23 | Parallel-coordinates to describe data groups |

4/28 | Iconic displays: stars, images, faces |

4/30 | Airplanes movie, course wrap-up |

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