Kennesaw State’s 4th annual ‘R Day’ showcases statistics students’ work
LexisNexis Risk Solutions executive’s keynote highlights mini-conference and presentations…
Georgia (Dec 18, 2015) —
LexisNexis Risk Solutions executive’s keynote highlights mini-conference and presentations
KENNESAW, Ga. (Dec. 18, 2015) — Kennesaw State University hosted a mini-conference last month as part of its fourth annual "KSU R Day," a regional meeting for the analytics and “R” community that links the statistics program at KSU with businesses and organizations that use analytics and statistics. “R” refers to the popular open-source statistical software used by many organizations around the world.
Kennesaw State’s Department of Statistics and Analytical Sciences showcased undergraduate and graduate statistics students’ work in “R. The event featured poster presentations of students’ “R”-based research and four speakers who discussed analytics and the use of “R” in their organizations.
John R. Beal, senior vice president of LexisNexis Risk Solutions, was the keynote speaker. He was joined by Alex Vayner, Vice President, Data Science Innovation, Equifax, Matthew Maenner, Epidemiologist, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and Bogdan Gadidov, a Ph.D. student in Analytics and Data Science.
R Day was sponsored by HPCC Systems (a branch of LexisNexis Risk Solutions) and Equifax.
— Robert S. Godlewski
— Photos by David CaselliKennesaw State's R Day