Stats: Linear regression

  • Event: 2016 CAR Conference
  • Speaker: Ryan McNeill of Reuters
  • Date/Time: Thursday, Mar. 10 at 3:30pm
  • Location: Denver V
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​Go beyond counting and sorting. Learn how (and when) to measure relationships, level playing fields and make predictions.

This session will be most useful if: You took 'Stats: An introduction' and want to know how to apply what you learned, or are comfortable with summary statistics and PSPP or SPSS and new to stats. Familiarity with spreadsheets and database managers is recommended.

Speaker Bios

  • Ryan McNeill is the London-based deputy editor of the Reuters data journalism team. Most recently, his work showed how Burkina Faso’s increasing instability is putting thousands of gold mines in reach of jihadists, as well as how billions of dollars of gold are leaving Africa illegally through the United Arab Emirates. He has previously worked for The Dallas Morning News, South Florida Sun-Sentinel and The Oklahoman. He is a graduate of Oklahoma State University. 

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