Using R for spatial analysis and visualization (intermediate)

  • Event: 2017 IRE Conference
  • Speaker: Andrew Tran of The Washington Post
  • Date/Time: Saturday, Jun. 24 at 4:30pm
  • Location: Pinnacle 2
  • Audio file: No audio file available.

In this session, we'll be using R for spatial analysis and creating publication-worthy map graphics. Learn how to go beyond the dots to dig deeper and tell better stories with location data in bulk. 

This session is good for: People who have taken the previous two R classes or have some knowledge of R.


Speaker Bios

  • Andrew Ba Tran is an investigative data reporter on The Washington Post's rapid response team. He previously was a data editor in Connecticut where he investigated racial profiling by police and before that was a data producer in Boston. Other East Coast newsrooms he's made his way through include The Virginian-Pilot and the Sun-Sentinel. He’s a Metpro Fellow and a Chips Quinn Scholar, too. 

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