R-users Group- Intro Level Data Visualization and Data Wrangling


 
Repeats every week every Thursday 10 times .
01/12/2017 - 1:00pm
01/19/2017 - 1:00pm
01/26/2017 - 1:00pm
02/02/2017 - 1:00pm
02/09/2017 - 1:00pm
02/16/2017 - 1:00pm
02/23/2017 - 1:00pm
03/02/2017 - 1:00pm
03/09/2017 - 1:00pm
03/16/2017 - 1:00pm

Course Objectives

Intro-level data visualization and data wrangling for R Users Group (Winter quarter 2017)

The primary goal of the course is to get students familiar with the process of reading, manipulating, and visualizing data.

The course meets 1-3pm on Thursdays in Hubbs 4500. The meeting January 26th will be held in an alternative location.

Target Audience

Students should have a basic familiarity with programming and/or R. (Students without any prior programming experience are highly encouraged to work through a basic workshop, self-led or otherwise, prior to this class.)

 

Course website: https://github.com/Open-Data-Science-at-SIO/Intro-Data-Viz-Winter-2017

Schedule

  • January 12 (Week 1) Hubbs Hall 4500
    • Course Logistics
    • Basic Git and Github
    • Overview of R data types (numeric, factor, string, date & time, binary, etc.)
    • Overview of R data structures (array, list, matrix, data frames, etc.)
  • January 19 (Week 2) Hubbs Hall 4500
    • Basic R markdown
    • Reading data from files & databases
    • Writing data to files & databases
    • Basic data wrangling (tidyr and dplyr)
      • Conversion between wide and long formats
      • Data validation
  • January 26 (Week 3) **location TBA
    • ggplot grammar & layer system
    • Basic ggplot geoms and plots (scatterplot, histogram, bars, lines)
  • February 2 (Week 4) Hubbs Hall 4500
    • Color palettes
    • Summary statistics in plots
  • February 9 (Week 5) Hubbs Hall 4500
    • Advanced ggplot geoms and plots (density, maps, 3D)
  • February 16 (Week 6) Hubbs Hall 4500
    • Advanced data wrangling
    • tidyr and dplyr
  • February 23 (Week 7) Hubbs Hall 4500
    • Advanced R markdown and different output formats
  • March 2 (Week 8) Hubbs Hall 4500
    • Shiny and interactive web apps
  • March 9 (Week 9) Hubbs Hall 4500
    • TBD (unassigned - catch-up week / guest speaker / advanced topic)
  • March 16 (Week 10) Hubbs Hall 4500
    • TBD (unassigned - catch-up week / guest speaker / advanced topic)
For more information on this event, contact: 
Lynn Waterhouse
Event Calendar: 
Location: 
8610 Kennel Way La Jolla, CA 92037, US