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

  • Event: 2019 CAR Conference
  • Speaker: Sarah Ryley of The Trace
  • Date/Time: Saturday, Mar. 9 at 3:30pm
  • Location: Diamond Cove - conference level
  • Audio file: No audio file available.

We'll use the tidyverse and sf packages, learning how to sort, filter, group, summarize, join, map 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

  • 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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