What follows is an assortment of things that I thought would be useful to other people. Most are things that I use, or have used, and that have been particularly helpful, along a few items that we have developed in our lab group.
Graduate studies and academic careers
- Scott Keogh's page with Lots of Advice for Graduate Students.
- Results of a
survey (2009) of newly hired professors at academic
institutions, with statistics on their academic qualifications.
Jonathon C. Marshall, Paul Buttars, Thomas Callahan, John J. Dennehy, D. James Harris, Bryce Lunt, Markus Mika, Robert Shupe. 2009. In the Academic Job Market, will You be Competitive? A Case Study in Ecology and Evolutionary Biology. Israel Journal of Ecology and Evolution 55: 381-392.
- Re-envisioning the Ph.D. -- A collection of materials and resources pertaining to graduate education. The name of the site refers to Ph.D. students, but there is material that applies to graduate education in general.
- Some serious thoughts by Matt Might on life choices, including becoming a parent, and how to get tenured.
- Computing resources at the University of Wyoming
- For choosing colors for on-screen presentations and
provides some valuable guidance. It's not just for maps. There
is also an implementation of this for R (package RColorBrewer).
- For larger numbers of colors and different palettes, see i want hue
- My PGP public key is available (CBE4A912).
- R--A language and environment for statistical computing and excellent graphics that has grown to be a standard since I first put this on my list.
- JAGS provides a simple and powerful way to specify Bayesian models, and has an interface from R (the rjags package).
- GSL–The GNU Scientific Library A library of mathematical functions for C-programmers. Includes lots of essential things: good random number generators, memory allocation routines, statistics etc.
- D3 – Data Driven Documents
allow for dynamic and high dimensional visualizations that use
a list of some interesting D3 examples.
- Synchronization with dygraphs
- kbroman iplotCorr
- kbroman iplotScantwo example
- Anscombe's Quartet in D3
- Anscombe's Quartet with regression diagnostics in D3
- A Visual introduction to Machine Learning
- D3 home page and more examples