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Speaker:Prof. Adrian Bowman (School of Mathematics and Statistics, University of Glasgow, Scotland)

Seminar
Poster:Webmasters事件日期:2018-10-17
 
Topic:Graphics for uncertainty       
 
Speaker:Prof. Adrian Bowman (School of Mathematics and Statistics, University of Glasgow, Scotland) 
 
Date Time:WED. Oct 17,2018, 11:10 AM - 12:00 PM 
 
Place: 4F-427, Assembly Building I

Abstract

Graphical methods such as colour shading and animation, which are widely available, can be very effective in communicating uncertainty. In particular, the idea of a ‘density strip’ provides a conceptually simple representation of a distribution and this is explored in a variety of settings, including a comparison of means, regression and models for contingency tables. Animation is also a very useful device for exploring uncertainty and this is explored particularly in the context of flexible models, expressed in curves and surfaces whose structure is of particular interest. Animation can further provide a helpful mechanism for exploring data in several dimensions. This is explored in the simple but very important setting of spatiotemporal data.  A case study of  trends in water quality in the River Clyde will be discussed.
 
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