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Data Science for Practicing Clinicians: Glossary

Key Points

Introduction into R
  • Data is structured and can be broken down into basic building blocks

Excel Hell
  • What are you analysing? One row per observation

  • Organise the spreadsheet for the computer, format for yourself

Getting Data into R
  • Importing data into R using commands provides long term benefits for reproducibility

Data Wrangling
  • The process of transforming data from a raw to more usable format

  • Most easily using packages from the tidyverse

Data Viz

Just Enough Statistics
  • Statistics is the science of learning from data