Category: Library and Information Science

Module 9 an Introduction to R

R is a programming language that is useful in data visualization. This week in addition to completing our second project we are also, finally, taking a look at R. Before the course started I was so excited about R that…

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Model 8: Statistics and Plotly

This week we are to delve further into Plotly and attempt to grasp the Analysis functions, such as the descriptive statistics, column correlations and perhaps even an attempt to understand Chi squared analysis. My first attempt didn’t work out so…

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Is Information Beautiful and are all Supplements Merely Snake-Oil?

A Snake-Oil peddler is one that pushes a magic syrup or pill that promises to cure what ever ails. Sadly, in the supplement industry, once a trusted source of alternative, herbal and home remedies has come to resemble a well-oiled…

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Module 5 Google Fusion

When I think of fusion I think of cuisine, like Asian Fusion or music…not being a foodie I really think of music first. I love most music in what is considered the World Music category and B-Tribe is one of…

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Module 4: What is Statistics?

This week the class is looking at Statistics and the differences between Descriptive and  Inferential Statistics as well as Predictive Analytics. In the various readings defining Descriptive Statistics (DS) is straightforward and easy. In DS we are simply describing the…

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Arlene’s Excellent Summer Adventure

July 19, 2016 This summer, in addition to taking two classes in the summer semester, I decided to take an extended road trip. At the same time the American Library Association convention was happening in Orlando, I also had the…

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