Exploratory data analysis


  • Define exploratory data analysis (EDA) and types of pattern exploration
  • Demonstrate types of graphs useful for EDA and precautions when interpreting them
  • Practice exploring data

Before class

Class materials

Additional resources

  • Graphical Data Analysis with R - Antony Unwin. Great coverage of a range of graphical methods for data exploration and analysis. Also draws on packages beyond ggplot2 for statistical graphics.

Cheat sheets

What you need to do after class

Benjamin Soltoff
Benjamin Soltoff
Lecturer in Information Science