Stats in R

  • Event: 2019 IRE Conference
  • Speaker: Steve Reilly of USA TODAY Network
  • Date/Time: Friday, Jun. 14 at 9:00am
  • Location: River Oaks A
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Learn how to use R to spot trends and identify relationships in data using social science theories and methods. In this session, we will use R for descriptive statistics, statistical significance tests and linear regression. 

This session is good for: Anyone who is comfortable working with spreadsheets and database managers and wants to learn how to do basic statistical analysis. Some experience with R will be helpful but is not required.

Speaker Bios

  • Steve Reilly is an investigative reporter for USA TODAY based in Washington, D.C. He was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize for Investigative Reporting in 2017. @BySteveReilly

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