Advanced OpenRefine: Using regular expressions

  • Event: 2016 CAR Conference
  • Speaker: Sarah Cohen of ASU Walter Cronkite School of Journalism
  • Date/Time: Friday, Mar. 11 at 11:30am
  • Location: Denver VI
  • Audio file: No audio file available.

This class will cover using some of the advanced regular expressions and cleaning techniques available in OpenRefine.

The session is best for: people who have used OpenRefine or its predecessor, Google Refine, for simple data cleaning tasks such as faceting, simple clustering, and common transformations.

Speaker Bios

  • Sarah Cohen is the Knight Chair in Journalism at the Walter Cronkite School at ASU. Previously, she worked as the editor of a data reporting team at The New York Times focused on long-term enterprise and investigative stories, and as a database editor for The Washington Post. Her awards include the Pulitzer Prize in Investigative Reporting, the Goldsmith Prize and the IRE medal. She is a past president of IRE, and served on the board for eight years.

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