Posts Tagged Under: data-management

Efficient import of large csv files into R

Hey everybody,

after a short summer break we are ready to emerge from several weeks in the doldrums 🙂

If you are working with large data sets stored in .csv format, the files are likely to comprise hundreds of MB or several GB of data.
Importing these csv files using the common read.csv or

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Tidy vs Messy Data

Data Management with R {tidyr} – Part 1

Hello there!

Welcome to the first part of my series on data management with R. Today I am going to introduce the {tidyr} package that is used to prepare and clean data before further transformation steps are applied. Its main purpose is to make the underlying information more accessible and easier

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