Introduction to Visual Analytics
Materials for class on Monday, January 14, 2019
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Hadley Wickham is the R guru amongst gurus. He developed
ggplot2, (and many other R packages) and now is Chief Scientist for RStudio, leading the direction of RStudio’s research. If you want some idea of his contribution, see his GitHub repos.
Slides & Lab
- Introduction to Visual Analytics: full screen / pdf version
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- Lab: Intro to R/RStudio and RMarkdown
Create a RStudio.Cloud account rstudio.cloud.
Go to our class’ RStudio.Cloud workspace.
Our first exercise will be running Chapter 2: Get started in Healy.
The great thing with RStudio.Cloud, is that I already installed all of the packages. However, if you want to run this on your own local machine, you’ll need to install all of the packages locally. To get started, you’ll need to follow Kieran’s instructions to get the