Math Club

Statistical consulting or the art of data storytelling
Thursday, 22 March 2018 - 1:30 pm to 4:00 pm
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SPEAKER:  Pierre-Jerome Bergeron (Google)

ABSTRACT:  This talk presents aspects of the work of a statistical consultant. As a crash course, the focus is on topics that are not usually formally taught in university. These include data collection, data cleaning, visualizations, formulating questions and how to create a narrative from data analysis. Illustrative examples from government, industry and academic problems will be discussed.