Transport and Statistics

 
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RSS local group meetings

Wednesday 25 January 2017, 03:00pm - 04:30pm

 
Location Seminar Room 2 - Room 8.11, School of Geography, Garstang Building, University of Leeds

Robin Lovelace (Institute for Transport Studies, University of Leeds)

Open source software for statistics and transport: a match made in heaven?

This talk will look at the overlaps and differences in the software needs of statisticians and transport planners. It will consist of three main parts: 1) an overview of the growth of open source tools in statistics, with a focus on R; 2) an exploration of the statistical computing needs of transport planners; and 3) a case study of the stplanr R package. The talk will include a live demo of the Propensity to Cycle Tool (PCT) to show how software can enable statistics to have real-world impact.

Refreshments from 3pm to 3.30pm.  Presentation 3.30pm until 4.30pm.

Contact Please see local group website (https://sites.google.com/site/rssleedsbradford/) for more details

For directions see Google map link (https://goo.gl/maps/WFWP8NyD49s) or campus map link (http://www.leeds.ac.uk/campusmap)

Organiser Name Sarah Fleming

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Organising Group(s) RSS Leeds/Bradford Local Group

 

 

 

 

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