Introduction to Data Visualization with ggplot2
June 22, 2014 11:00 pm
The R programming language is experiencing rapid increases in popularity and wide adoption across industries. This popularity is due, in part, to R’s rich and powerful data visualization capabilities. While tools like Excel, Power BI, and Tableau are often the go-to solutions for data visualizations, none of these tools can compete with R in terms of the sheer breadth of, and control over, crafted data visualizations.
As an example, R’s ggplot2 package provides the R programmer with dozens of print-quality visualizations – where any visualization can be heavily customized with a minimal amount of code.
In this webinar Arham Akheel will provide an introduction to data visualization with the ggplot2 package. The focus of the webinar will be using ggplot2 to analyze your data visually with a specific focus on discovering the underlying signals/patterns of your business.
Attendees will learn how to:
• Craft ggplot visualizations, including customization of rendered output.
• Choose optimal visualizations for the type of data and the nature of the analysis at hand.
• Leverage ggplot2’s powerful segmentation capabilities to achieve “visual drill-in of data”.
• Export ggplot2 visualizations from RStudio for use in documents and presentations.
About the Presenter:
Arham holds a Masters degree in Technology Management from Texas A&M University and has a background of managing information systems.
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