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When & Where
Tue, November 15, 2016 - 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM
D-Lab: Convening Room (356 Barrows Hall)

This workshop will begin with a talk by UC Berkeley History Prof. Robin Einhorn on her research of taxation in the US. She will discuss how mapping these data is useful for revealing historical trends yet presents a technical challenge when dealing with 100 years worth of information. The second half of the talk will be a tutorial on mapping time series data in R. Participants will work with a dataset of 100 years of income data to create interactive maps and micro maps.

Prior knowledge: Advanced beginner/intermediate experience in R is recommened to follow along with the tutorial.

Technology requirement: Participants should bring a laptop with RStudio installed and the following R packages:

tidyr,plyr,dplyr,readxl,RColorBrewer,rCharts,rMaps,rgeos,rgdal,ggplot2, downloader, devtools

 You can use the script linked below to install these packages.

Training Host: 
D-lab Facilitator: 
Patty Frontiera
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