The online book on time series forecasting methods by Rob Hyndman and George Athanasopoulos has been completed and was announced on the Hyndsight blog. It is a very accessible book and worth reading to understand time series methodology and useful strategies for making predictions using these models.
The RHIPE website provides details of linking together the power of R and Hadoop.
The Office for National Statistics (ONS) in the UK makes various data sets publicly available on their website. This includes a number of time series that could be useful for learning about different statistical models for time series data.
The following website has some interesting introductory course videos on linear algebra from Gilbert Strang at MIT.
The R Graphical Manual is worth checking out for ideas about graphing data.
The R environment for Statistical Analysis has strong facilities for producing high quality graphical output. There are many books and electronic documents that demonstrate examples of effective ways to display data graphically. To get an feel for the range of display that could be used it is worthwhile visiting the R Graph Gallery. Read the rest of this entry »