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README.md

Presentations and training material for 2017

Dataharvest 2017


Note: For the workshop PDF files, it's best to download the files and open in your PDF viewer.

IRE New York Watchdog Workshop

Powerpoint on covering racial disparity.

NICAR 2017

Powerpoint from "Investigating bias and influence in criminal justice: Judges and beyond" panel.

Open Refine

Open Refine is a vital tool for cleaning dirty data. A typical example is when a dataset contains names of people or companies but with inconsistent spelling that needs to be standardized. At NICAR, Nils Mulvad and I will walk through a tutorial he created. The exercise is here, the practice data here and here.

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