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 news outlet that covers gun issues. Previously, she was an investigative reporter and data editor at the New York Daily News, where her work triggered numerous policing reforms, including the passage of 22 laws, and was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for Public Service. She has also taught data journalism and investigative reporting at CUNY and The New School. @MissRyley

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