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DVS Workshop: Visualization in R using ggplot2

Data and Visualization Services Fall 2017 Workshop Series
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Monday, September 25, 2017
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1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Angela Zoss
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Data and Visualization Workshop Series

Data science skills are increasingly important for research and industry projects. With complex data science projects, however, come complex needs for understanding and communicating analysis processes and results. Ultimately, an analyst's data science toolbox is incomplete without visualization skills. Incorporating effective visualizations directly into the analysis tool you are using can facilitate quick data exploration, streamline your research process, and improve the reproducibility of your research.

In this workshop we will focus on ggplot2, a library for R that creates clear and well-designed visualizations and that plays well with other tidyverse packages. While prior experience with ggplot2 and with other tidyverse packages is not required, some basic familiarity with R is expected. Please consider attending our Introduction to R workshop before attending this workshop on ggplot2.

In this workshop, we will use RStudio for all exercises. You will need to bring your own laptop.

Contact: Joel Herndon