Join us in our celebration of data! Stop by anytime throughout the day for a short 20-60 minute session on a topic relevant to your interests. In the morning presenters will give tips on acquiring the data you want and demonstrate popular, easy to search data sources like the US Census and the World Development Indicators.
During the midday Exhibit Hall, people will be stationed throughout room 219 demonstrating data-centric software and tools that you can access for free via the library. Professor Ryan Watkins will kick off the afternoon session at 2pm with an introduction to machine learning for novices. Finally, at 3pm learn how to get started with data visualization.
This workshop is part of the Data Day workshop series for anyone who needs help using statistical software packages to manipulate and analyze research data. Other workshops in this Fall 2018 series are Finding and Accessing Government Produced Data: Introduction to the US Census, CDC Wonder, and NOAA, Popular Economic Data Sources, Data Day Exhibit Hall: Play around with the data analysis software and statistical resources provided by GW LAI, Machine Learning for Novices: Interactive workshop. An introduction to new concepts and to how to use IBM’s Watson Assistant, and Introduction to Data Visualization.
All sessions will be first-come, first served and are free to GW students, faculty, staff, and alumni. Attendance requires no reservation.