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

  • Event: 2019 CAR Conference
  • Speaker: David Montgomery of CityLab
  • Date/Time: Saturday, Mar. 9 at 4:45pm
  • Location: Diamond Cove - conference level
  • Audio file: No audio file available.

Learn how to use R to collect information from web pages and transform the results into usable data. This session will also teach you how to clean and structure data for analysis using the tidyverse and other packages. 

This session is good for: People who have used R and database software.

Speaker Bios

  • David Montgomery is a data journalist with CityLab, where he uses data and graphics to explore the biggest issues facing America's cities, and also tacos. He's previously worked as a political reporter in South Dakota and Minnesota, where he currently lives. David is the creator of a history podcast, The Siècle, and is a fan of Dungeons & Dragons, the Chicago Cubs, and good scotch.

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