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Working with Messy Data in OpenRefine

This workshop will provide an introduction to OpenRefine, a powerful open source tool for exploring, cleaning and manipulating “messy” data. Through hands-on activities, using a variety of datasets, participants will learn how to:

  • Explore and identify patterns in data
  • Normalize data using facets and clusters
  • Manipulate and generate new textual and numeric data
  • Transform and reshape datasets
  • Use the General Regular Expression Language (GREL) to undertake advanced manipulations
  • Use APIs to augment existing datasets

Location: Robarts Library, 5th Floor. Map & Data Library Computer Lab: https://mdl.library.utoronto.ca/technology/computer-lab

Date:
Wednesday, March 21, 2018
Time:
2:00pm - 5:00pm
Location:
Map & Data Library
Campus:
St. George (Downtown) Campus
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Map & Data Library