Sports data viz with R

  • Event: 2019 CAR Conference
  • Speaker: Matt Waite of University of Nebraska - Lincoln
  • Date/Time: Thursday, Mar. 7 at 9:00am
  • Location: Emerald Cove - conference level
  • Audio file: No audio file available.

Sports is one area you won’t struggle to find data or a very interested audience. Learn how to turn some basic R into interesting looks into games, teams and seasons.

This session is good for: Anyone interested in R, visualizing data and sports. No previous experience with R is required.

Speaker Bios

  • Matt Waite is a professor of practice in the College of Journalism and Mass Communications at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. He teaches courses in reporting, data journalism and data visualization. From 2000-2011, he worked for the St. Petersburg Times where he developed the Pulitzer Prize-winning website PolitiFact, was an investigative reporter for the Times and co-authored Paving Paradise: Florida's Vanishing Wetlands and the Failure of No Net Loss. @mattwaite

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