R 1: Intro to R and RStudio (repeat)

  • Event: 2019 CAR Conference
  • Speaker: Sarah Ryley of The Trace
  • Date/Time: Saturday, Mar. 9 at 2:15pm
  • Location: Diamond Cove - conference level
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Learn your way around the basics of RStudio. We’ll load basic packages to do data analysis, read in some data and explore it. This is a good class to learn the basic structure of writing R code. You’ll leave knowing how to get data into R, how to do some cleaning and formatting tasks and how to start doing basic analysis on a dataset. This will give you more confidence to take the next steps in your analyses.

This session is good for: beginner to intermediate users.

Speaker Bios

  • Sarah Ryley is an investigative reporter at The Trace, a nonprofit newsroom focused on gun issues. She covered policing for six years at The Trace and New York Daily News, producing data-driven stories that led to more than 20 new laws. Her work has been the recipient of the Pulitzer Prize for Public Service, two Sidney Awards, and the James Aronson Award for Social Justice Journalism. She studied journalism at Wayne State University in Detroit. @MissRyley

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