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Welcome to the 20th Anniversary GIS/CAMA Technologies Conference presented by the International Association of Assessing Officers (IAAO) and the Urban and Regional Information Systems Association (URISA). Join us for comprehensive education, networking, and professional development.
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Monday, February 22 • 1:00pm - 5:00pm
Basics of the R Statistical Software

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Afternoon Workshop (1:00-5:00 PM)
Instructor: Josh Myers
Room: Scarbrough 3, Lobby Level

Each registered attendee should bring a laptop to connect to wireless Internet
Student Experience Level with R: None Assumed

Course Goal: An Introduction to Using R in the Mass Appraisal Field

  • Setting-Up R 
  • Starting R; Working Directories; Workspaces
  • The Basics of R: Operators; Functions; Data Frames; Data I/O; Plots
  • Ratio Studies in R: Important Functions and Methods
  • Modeling in R: Model-Building; Model Output; Model Application

Each section will begin with a powerpoint presentation on R material followed by a time of hands-on learning. The hands-on portion of the workshop willrevolve around analyzing a sample data file. Students will be given example R scripts to run with the sample data file. Students will also be given exercises to do at the end of each section. 

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Josh Myers

Statistical Consultant, Josh Myers Valuation Solutions
I am a Statistician and Consultant with my company, Josh Myers Valuation Solutions. I do regression modeling, independent ratio studies and performance audits, and other forms of advanced statistical analysis that solve real-world mass appraisal problems. Talk to me about Josh Myers... Read More →


Monday February 22, 2016 1:00pm - 5:00pm EST
Scarbrough 3, Lobby Level