Quick-RIntro Guide / References, Learning Guides, Etc. / Tutorial
From Quick-R: “R is an elegant and comprehensive statistical and graphical programming language. Unfortunately, it can also have a steep learning curve. I created this website for both current R users, and experienced users of other statistical packages…who would like to transition into R. My goal is to help you quickly access this language in your work. I assume that you are already familiar with the statistical methods covered and … Continue Reading
Machine Learning Conference – Tom Tom Founders FestivalConferences / Gatherings and Organizations
From Tom Tom Founders Festival: “The conference’s emphasis is on advancing the understanding of practical issues of applying data science and machine learning techniques to real world problems.” Previous Event: April 13, 2017 1:00-5:00 pm Charlottesville, VA – Violet Crowne Cinema Speakers include: Doug Bryan, VP of Foundational Data Products, Merkle Taryn Price and Courtney Shindeldecker, Data Scientists, CCRi Dr. Andrew Fast, Chief Scientist, Elder Research Eileen Krepkovich, Biomedical Engineer, Barron … Continue Reading
Tableau ConferenceConferences / Gatherings and Organizations
From Tableau Conference 2017: “You love data analytics; you strive to improve processes or geek out over security. You believe in the power of understanding data to inspire true innovation – and at Tableau Conference, you’re not alone. This is where data people gather to learn, collaborate, and network, building a lasting community with the power to make a difference. The excitement is tangible – you’ll feel inspired from the … Continue Reading
Storytelling with Data: A Data Visualization Guide for Business ProfessionalsBooks / physical books or multiple formats
Storytelling with Data teaches you the fundamentals of data visualization and how to communicate effectively with data.
Visualize This: The FlowingData Guide to Design, Visualization, and StatisticsBooks / physical books or multiple formats
A common mistake in data design is to approach a project with a visual layout before looking at your data. This leads to graphics that lack context and provide little value. Explore what your data has to say first, and you can design graphics that mean something.
R in Action: Data Analysis and Graphics with RBooks / physical books or multiple formats
This book will introduce you to the most important functions in the base R installation and more than 90 packages. The goal is practical application – how you can make sense of your data and communicate that understanding to others.
Statistics (The Easier Way) with RBooks / physical books or multiple formats
An informal text on applied statistics. Want to learn R, statistics, or data analysis? Become successful fast with this unique book, which takes the approach of solving all problems analytically (using equations) before solving them using the R statistical software.
The Functional Art: An introduction to information graphics and visualizationBooks / physical books or multiple formats
In this practical introduction to understanding and using information graphics, you’ll learn how to use data visualizations as tools to see beyond lists of numbers and variables and achieve new insights into the complex world around us.
Show Me the Numbers: Designing Tables and Graphs to EnlightenBooks / physical books or multiple formats
Show Me the Numbers: Designing Tables and Graphs to Enlighten is the most accessible, practical, and comprehensive guide to table and graph design available.