Data stories – using D3 to visualize data - Sam Ahern (6-7.30pm)

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University College London

Roberts Building Room 110

Torrington Place



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Data stories – using D3 to visualize data

This is two-hour session will give an introduction to D3 JavaScript and, with which participants will have a chance to experiment and explore for data visualization. >

In this collaborative session, you will learn how to create and develop visualizations for your own data.

Important information for this session - (BYOD - Bring Your Own Device)

Please can participants bring laptop and their own data (but can provide UK Data Service Data)

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About the session host
Samantha Ahern is an IT trainer at UCL, where she develops and delivers predominantly computing training (statistics packages, Unix, MatLab, HTML/CSS). Besides her minor obsession with robots and data, Sam enjoys taking random photos and quantum physics.

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