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Sponsored Event
Tuesday, Jul 01 (07:00 PM) @ SupStat Inc
 
        

        

        

  
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Permalink:   http://gary.to/3tk4ngm
 
Cost:  $5
 
URL:  Click here for Event Website
 
Location: 
SupStat Inc, 241 Centre St, 6th Fl, New York
 
 
 
Description

Presenter: Katya N. Vasilaky, PhD.

Bio: Katya Vasilaky is a postdoctoral research fellow at Columbia University's Earth Institute working in both economics and bayesian statistics. She has been working with data and statistics for the last ten years, primarily in developing countries from East Africa to India to Asia for the last 10 years. She was also the VP of Research for a tech startup, ID.me, in Washington DC.

Overview: This workshop will be a brief intro to using R for data analysis for the beginner. Some familiarity with data and statistics will be helpful. This will not be a comprehensive introduction to R. Rather, it will be a short introduction to using R for simple analysis. We'll use a sample dataset to munge and manipulate into a format for running statistics and graphs. In that process we'll cover some common R functions that an analyst would most commonly use:subset, rep, split, dates, plyr package, merges/joins, csv, if/else statement, and a for/while loop.

$5 is collected for dinner and to cover costs.

Meetup has been having some difficulties with paypal. If you registered, but don't see your rsvp listed, send Margot an email at Margot.Garnick@nycdatasience.com with a confirmation of your payment and she will update your rsvp.

**We always look for space sponsorship. Please contact me if you have any space available. Your colleagues and friends are welcome to join us, too.**

 
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