Data
 hotdogs.csv: Results of a laboratory analysis of calories and sodium content of major hot dog brands. (Source: Consumer Reports, June 1986, pp. 366367.)
 pulitzer.csv: Pulitzer prizes and newspaper circulation. (Source: fivethirtyeight.com, April 15, 2014.)
 worldcupscores2014.txt: Goals scored in all World Cup matches, Brazil 2014.
 movieLensData (Source: GroupLens Research)
 Kieran Healy's OECD death by violent assault data.
 mcdonaldsmo.csv: Location and store information for McDonald's restaurants in Missouri. (Source: Gavin Rehkemper).
 michelson_light_speed.csv:
Michelson's 1879 and 1882 measurements of the speed of light, given
as amounts over 299000km/s.
(Source: The Data and Story Library).
 normtemp.csv: Body temperatures and heart rate. (Source: What's Normal?, also available as normtemp in the UsingR package)
 Reaction Time Test
 FIFAheights.txt: Heights of 2010 FIFA World Cup players, in meters. (Source: Wikipedia).
 missamerica.csv: Miss America winners, 19212002. (Source: PBS.org)
 gosset_corn.csv:
Gosset's 1908 data on the results of seeding pairs of plots with regular
and kilndried seeds.
(Source: The Data and Story Library).
 balance.csv: Aging and balance.
(Source: The Data and Story Library).
 candytuft.csv: From Darwin, C. R. 1876. The effects of cross and self fertilisation in the vegetable kingdom.
It is Table XXXII and records Iberis umbellata heights. Flowers were planted in matched pairs in the same pot. 0 signifies that the Plant died.
 fabric.csv: Vertical burn distance (inches) of fabric.
 pearsonfatherson.csv (Source: Karl Pearson, c1900).
 draft1970.rda:
Draft order for birthdates, 1970 Vietnam draft.
(Source: The Data and Story Library, see also Vietnam Draft Lotteries).
 brain.csv: Brain size and intelligence. (Source: Willerman et. al (1991), EESEE)
 bechdel.csv: Films from 19702013 and whether they pass the Bechdel test. (Source: fivethirtyeight)

Homework Assignments

Due Monday, January 22
Read Chapter 1.
Do Chapter 1 Exercises #1,4,7,12.
Gain 3500XP in DataCamp "Introduction to R". The important chapters are chapter 1, 2, 4, 5.

Due Wednesday, January 31
Read Chapter 2.
Do Chapter 2 Exercises #17, 10, 12, 1518.

Due Friday, February 9
Read Chapter 3.
Do Chapter 3 Exercises #1, 1419, 23, 24 (except for part d).
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Due Monday, February 19
Read Chapter 4.1,4.2,4.5
Do Chapter 3 Exercises #2, 411, 20, 21

Due Friday, March 2
Read Chapter 5.
Do Chapter 5 Exercises #1, 2, 4 (R Markdown required!).
Gain 2500XP in DataCamp "Data Manipulation in R with dplyr".

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Due Wednesday, March 28
Read 4.34.6
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Due Friday, April 27
Read Chapter 10
Do Chapter 10 Exercises #16.
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Due Friday, May 4
Read Chapter 11
Do Chapter 11 Exercises #15.
