Exploratory data analysis


Date
Event
Location
Room 104, Stuart Hall, Chicago, IL

Overview

  • Define exploratory data analysis (EDA) and types of pattern exploration
  • Demonstrate types of graphs useful for EDA and precautions when interpreting them
  • Practice exploring data

Before class

Class materials

Additional resources

  • Graphical Data Analysis with R - Antony Unwin. Great coverage of a range of graphical methods for data exploration and analysis. Also draws on packages beyond ggplot2 for statistical graphics.

Cheat sheets

What you need to do

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Benjamin Soltoff
Assistant Instructional Professor in Computational Social Science