Exploratory Data Analysis with ggplot in R

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This basic/intermediate R workshop will introduce participants to exploratory data analysis [EDA] and the ggplot2 package. Theoretical topics include the goals of EDA; the role of visualization in EDA; and the "Grammar of Graphics," the graphics paradigm behind ggplot2. Most of the workshop will be spent learning how to use ggplot2 to create a variety of graphs. Participants should bring a laptop with a working R installation. This workshop will be led by DSI postdoc Dan Hicks.

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Prerequisites: Basic R programming, basic understanding of plotting.

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