Interested in mapping US Census data with R? Ari Lamstein invites interested participants to an upcoming webinar about using US Census data with R cohosted with Geography professor, Kyle Walker.
I wanted to let you know about a webinar that I’ll be hosting next Tuesday, April 4 at 9am PT with Kyle Walker about the Tigris package in R. In addition to creating the Tigris package, Kyle is also a Professor of Geography at Texas Christian University.Tigris provides some really impressive functionality for working with US Census Shapefiles in R. Before Tigris, if you wanted to work with a TIGER shapefile you had to download and import it yourself, which could be fairly time-consuming.With Tigris, you can download and import TIGER shapefiles directly from your R console, and then map them using the graphics library of your choice!In the webinar, Kyle will explain what shapefiles the Census Bureau has available, and also give a demonstration of how to use Tigris. After the presentation, there will be a live Q&A session.You can learn more and register here: http://www.arilamstein.com/
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