Unformatted text preview: Statistics 133 - Short Assignment 4: UNIX Example Cleaning and Visualizing Life Expectancy Data Due Thursday, Oct. 8 at 11pm on bSpace We’ll do most of this short assignment in class. The data for the assignment come from the Gap Minder Project, at http://www.gapminder.org/downloads/documentation/ . To get credit for completing the assignment, watch the background video about the data at http://www.ted.com/ index.php/talks/hans_rosling_shows_the_best_stats_you_ve_ever_seen.html and write a one paragraph summary. You can cut and paste it into the bSpace page for the assignment. 1. Download the files lifeexpectancy.csv and makemaps.R from bSpace. 2. Open up a terminal. From the command line, create a new directory called lifespan some- where within your home directory, and change your working directory to be lifespan . 3. From the command line, move the files you just downloaded into this new directory....
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This note was uploaded on 12/20/2009 for the course STAT 133 taught by Professor Staff during the Fall '08 term at Berkeley.
- Fall '08