Making a tidy dress - Dr. Amelia McNamara - Lightning Talk

February 4, 2020 Amelia McNamara

After at least a year of dreaming about it, I finally produced the #rstats / #tidyverse dress of my dreams. This involved designing fabric, getting it custom printed, making a pattern from an existing garment, and sewing the dress. I learned a lot of useful lessons during this project, including "do unit tests" (make a practice dress) and "document your work" (get your BFF to take pictures of you).

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Amelia McNamara

Dr. McNamara is an assistant professor of statistics in the Department of Computer and Information Sciences at the University of St Thomas, St Paul, MN. She received her BA in English and mathematics from Macalester College, and her PhD in statistics from UCLA. Her research interests include statistical computing, statistics education, data visualization, and spatial statistics.

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