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Introduction to the R Tidyverse


by Andrew Redd, PhD
Seminar date: 9/9/2021

Description: This Cyberseminar will be an introduction to the Tidyverse in R, a modern, curated and “opinionated collection of R packages designed for data science. All packages share an underlying design philosophy, grammar and data structures.” (tidyverse.org) We will cover why the Tidyverse is so popular, how it improves programmer efficiency and accuracy and code readability, and how to get the most out of it. Intended Audience: This Cyberseminar will be designed to provide advanced training, information and support for VINCI users as well as the larger HSR&D research community. Basic understanding of R coding will be assumed.

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