1.7 Content & Objectives
- See toc on the left!
- Questions: What is Big Data? What are new forms of data? How does Big Data transform the social sciences? What skills do we need in the age of Big Data?
- Repeat basic concepts: Measurement, ‘distributional view of data’ etc.
- Gain visual understanding of data
- Capture & collection, storage, curation (data management), analysis of Big Data
- Tools: R, Rstudio, Plotly (see course script of visualization course)