Intro to R

  • Event: 2017 IRE Conference
  • Speaker: Ronald Campbell of NBC Owned Television Stations
  • Date/Time: Saturday, Jun. 24 at 11:30am
  • Location: Pinnacle Peak 2
  • Audio file: No audio file available.

Give a statistical lift to your reporting with R, the powerful, open-source programming language. This session will cover R basics in a fast-paced tour of Arizona census data. You will learn how to import, organize and analyze information with R.

This session is good for: People comfortable with coding, people with basic data knowledge.


Speaker Bios

  • Ronald Campbell is data editor for the NBC Owned Television Stations. He previously created the computer-assisted reporting program at the Orange County Register. He has won the IRE Award, the Loeb Award and placed in the Philip Meyer Award. He lives in Orange County, CA, with his wife, kids and cat. When not getting frustrated with databases he gets frustrated hiking. @campbellronaldw

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