Data Visualization

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Date/Time
Date(s) - 12/07/2018 - 12/08/2018
9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Location
Temple University Center City

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Seminar

Statistical Horizons is hosting a 2-day course titled “Data Visualization” the course will be taught by Dr. Kieran Healy starting on Friday December 7 at 9 AM.

This two-day seminar provides an intensive, hands-on introduction to the principles and practice of data visualization. We will begin with an overview of some basic principles. Students will learn how to produce and refine plots using ggplot, a powerful, versatile, and widely-used visualization library for R. Topics covered include plotting continuous and categorical variables, layering information on graphics; faceting grouped data to produce effective “small multiple” plots; transforming data to easily produce visual summaries on the graph such as trend lines, linear fits, error ranges, and boxplots; creating maps, together with simpler alternatives to maps for country – or state – level data.

At the end of the course, participants will:

  • Understand the basic principles behind effective data visualization
  • Have a practical sense for why some graphs and figures work well while others may fail to inform or actively mislead

Registration

The course does have a fee of $995, which includes all the course material. There is a early registration fee available until November 7. CLICK HERE to register for the course.


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