R 2: Data analysis and plotting in R (repeat session)

  • Event: 2018 CAR Conference
  • Speaker: Bill Alpert of Barron's
  • Date/Time: Saturday, Mar. 10 at 11:30am
  • Location: Northwestern/Ohio St
  • Audio file: No audio file available.

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

  • Bill Alpert is a Senior Editor at Barron’s, The Dow Jones Business and Financial Weekly, where since 1984 he has published nerdy stories and investigative projects of use to investors. His exposes have also been followed by stock fraud prosecutions, government recoveries under the False Claims Act, and reforms in such diverse areas as “back-door” stock exchange listings, for-profit colleges, and the Magnitsky Act that sanctions international human rights violators. 

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