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What we do D-Lab assists the Berkeley community with the full range of research development, research design and data acquisition. We offer guidance in statistical methods and results to data visualization and communication.
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When creating a survey for an audience it is important to make your survey tool accessible, succinct, and understandable. The following 7 step guide gives you an important tool kit to improve your survey response rates and completion rates, and give you clear results. ...Read more about 7 Steps to a strong survey tool with Qualtrics
What is the bootstrap method?
If you take a quantitative methods course here at Berkeley, chances are that you will learn how to perform a bootstrap. As an introductory data science instructor, it’s one of my favorite topics to teach, not just...Read more about A Beginner’s Guide to the Bootstrap
Like many graduate students from the MIDS program who are also full-time working professionals, I return to campus to seek knowledge and satisfy my intellectual curiosity in information and data science. It has become a part of a lifelong learning pursuit...Read more about Stumbling Upon Data Sonification When I Fused My Passion for Music with Coding
Before COVID-19, becoming a data scientist was never on my radar. As a policy analyst for the California Research Bureau, a legislative research and reference section of the ...Read more about Rural vs. Urban: Using Python to Explore Legislative Data
Microbiomes are all the rage today and this trendiness is clear with the Human Microbiome Market predicted to be valued at more than 1 billion dollars by the year...Read more about Spooky Microbiomes and the Curse of Dimensionality