R 3: Gathering and cleaning data in R (repeat session)

  • Event: 2018 CAR Conference
  • Speaker: Larry Fenn of The Associated Press
  • Date/Time: Saturday, Mar. 10 at 4:45pm
  • Location: Sheffield
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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

  • Larry is a data journalist at the Associated Press. His stories have covered gun violence, education and the economy. Before working at the AP, Larry was an adjunct lecturer for applied math and statistics at Hunter College.

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