This week, we will learn some strategies for exploring data sets to gain a greater understanding of the variable types and their relationships.

Data types & descriptive statistics

To get started, open up a notebook (physical, digital…whatever you take notes in best), and take notes while you watch this 20 minute video to learn about some basic data types and descriptive statistics:


After watching the above video, read through the following chapters and take notes.

Choosing the right chart

You will want to choose different chart types depending on the relationship or message you want to convey. Fortunately, there are lots of great guides to help you make those choices. View them here.

EMSE 4197 (CRN 78916): Exploratory Data Analysis - Spring 2020
George Washington University | School of Engineering & Applied Science
Dr. John Paul Helveston | | Wednesdays | 12:45–3:15 PM | District House B205 | |
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