Applied Statistics in R is a research group at Ball State University. We get together once a month to discuss topics which are directly or indirectly related to our research interests, as well as topics which can help faculty and graduate students further develop their technical skills.


Spring 2019

Our themes for Spring 2019 are data visualization and categorical data analysis. We will meet in RB 361 on Thursdays (see dates below). Below you find our schedule for Jan-Apr (subject to change).

  1. Intro to data visualization with ggplot2: Part 1
    • Presented by Dr. Guilherme D. Garcia
    • Jan 31 @ 1:00 in RB 361 (materials)
  2. Intro to data visualization with ggplot2: Part 2
    • Presented by Dr. Guilherme D. Garcia
    • Feb 28 @ 1:00 in RB 361 (materials)
  3. Ordinal data analysis: Part 1
    • Presented by Dr. Jun Xu
    • Mar 28 @ 1:00 in RB 361
  4. Ordinal data analysis: Part 2
    • Presented by Dr. Jun Xu
    • Apr 25 @ 1:00 in RB 361

Fall 2018

Our theme for Fall 2018 was document preparation. Our meetings will focus on the following topics:

  1. RMarkdown
    • Presented by Dr. Guilherme D. Garcia
    • Sep 13 @ 1:00 in RB 361 (Slides | Materials)
  2. LyX
    • Presented by Dr. Jun Xu
    • Oct 3 @ 1:00 in RB 361 (Slides)
  3. LaTeX
    • Presented by Dr. Guilherme D. Garcia
    • Nov 15 @ 1:00 in RB 361 (Slides | tex file)
  4. Reference management with TeX
    • Presented by Dr. Guilherme D. Garcia
    • Dec 13 @ 1:00 in RB 361 (Slides | files)


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