R 3: Gathering and cleaning data in R

  • Event: 2018 CAR Conference
  • Speaker: Caelainn Barr of The Guardian
  • Date/Time: Friday, Mar. 9 at 11:30am
  • Location: Northwestern/Ohio St
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Learn how to use R to scrape data from web pages, access APIs and transform the results into usable data. This session will also focus on how to clean and structure the data you've gathered in preparation for analysis using tidyverse packages.

This session is good for: People who have used R and have a basic understanding of how to retrieve data from APIs.

Speaker Bios

  • Caelainn Barr: Data Projects Editor at The Guardian, London. @caelainnbarr

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