Kennesaw State’s Eighth Annual R Day Showcases Analytics Students

Animal adoption, ocean waves and sports betting among popular research projects

KENNESAW, Ga. (Nov 15, 2019) — Why are some animals adopted quicker than others? What key factors affect NFL betting lines? How accurately can ocean buoys measure waves?

More than 40 Kennesaw State University undergraduate and graduate analytics students will share research results on those and other popular topics during the eighth annual KSU R Day on Friday, Nov. 22.


KSU Department of Statistics and Analytical Sciences undergraduate and graduate students


Eighth annual KSU R Day includes a regional mini conference for the analytics and “R” community that links with organizations that use analytics and statistics. “R” refers to the open-source programming language and statistical software widely used by statisticians and data miners. Click here to register.


Friday, Nov. 22, from 8:30 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.


Kennesaw State University’s KSU Center, located at 3333 Busbee Drive NW, Kennesaw, GA 30144


Click here for directions and a Kennesaw Campus map.

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