The three Rs: R, Rmarkdown, and Reproducibility

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Abstract

Perhaps you’ve heard that as an academic you should be working towards a reproducible, transparent workflow. What does that look like? This workshop will walk you through a minimal example of how you might set up a research project using popular tools of R and Rmarkdown files with reproducibility as a goal. Additionally, we’ll have a look at some new resources — “flipbooks” made with “Xaringan” – that walk through data manipulation pipelines and plotting. Time permitting, you’ll compile your own flipbook, which you can modify to communicate about each decision you make in your analysis.

Date
Jun 10, 2019 10:30 AM — 12:00 PM
Event
Talk/Workshop
Location
Department of Political Science, University of Illinois
University of Illinois, Urbana, Illinois, USA
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Evangeline Reynolds
Visiting Teaching Assistant Professor

My research interests include international institutions, causal inference, data visualization, and computational social science and pedagogy.