Getting and Cleaning Data

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Offered by Johns Hopkins University. Before you can work with data you have to get some. This course will cover the basic ways that data can ... Enroll for free.

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Taught by
Jeff Leek, PhD
Associate Professor, Biostatistics
and 2 more instructors

Offered by
Johns Hopkins University

Reddit Posts and Comments

2 posts • 7 mentions • top 2 shown below

r/rstats • comment
1 points • mCmurphyX

The Johns Hopkins University R courses on Coursera by Roger Peng, Jeff Leek, and Brian Caffo are fantastic and mostly in base R

  • R Programming
  • Advanced R Programming
  • Getting & Cleaning Data
  • Exploratory Data Analysis

Winston Chang's Cookbook for R:

An Introduction to Data Cleaning with R free ebook by Edwin de Jonge & Mark van der Loo

r/datascience • comment
1 points • HailSeitan999

Because DataCamp is known for welcoming sexual harrassy behavior and their CEO seems like a child, here are some alternative recs about cleaning and the other stuff that makes up 95% of data jobs:

here's what to look for, every time:

here's a coursera course on it:

here's how SQL works:

here's how tidyverse works, including various read/write libraries + opinions on data types + code reusability that are generally applicable:

hopefully a helpful (+ free) set of alternatives!

I'd also say hard choices around interpolation vs exclusion seem hard to find material on, probably because so data/resource/context specific, but also good to be aware of.