R 2: Data analysis and plotting in R

  • Event: 2018 CAR Conference
  • Speaker: Peter Aldhous of BuzzFeed News
  • Date/Time: Friday, Mar. 9 at 10:15am
  • Location: Northwestern/Ohio St
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We'll use the tidyverse packages dplyr and ggplot2, learning how to sort, filter, group, summarize, join, and visualize to identify trends in your data. If you want to combine SQL-like analysis and charting in a single pipeline, this session is for you. 

This session is good for: People who have worked with data operations in SQL or Excel and would like to do the same in R.

Speaker Bios

  • I’m a reporter on the science desk at BuzzFeed News, based in San Francisco. My data-driven projects have included the use of machine learning to find spy planes in public flight-tracking data and text analysis of the Twitter accounts of President Donald Trump and all members of Congress. @paldhous

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