Chapter 11 Final Notes
11.1 Topics We Covered
Numerical linear algebra.
A little machine learning.
A (very) little parallel computing.
11.2 Some Topics We Did Not Cover
Graphics and visualization.
Functional data analysis.
Parallel computing for big data.
- Distributed arrays, packages.
- MapReduce, distributed file systems, and Hadoop.
- Distributed data frames and Spark. Some examples are available on line.
Docker and other virtualization technologies.
11.3 Homework and Project
Some of the things you got from these:
Practice writing non-trivial programs that work.
Appreciation of basic numerical issues.
Experience using the computer to explore ideas.
A better understanding of R.
Experience in understanding and extending a statistical analysis framework
Practice in conducting simulation experiments.
A deeper understanding of some topic of your choice,