Chapter 28 Cleaning the Data

Data Science process

28.1 Learning Objectives

Through the completion of this section our goal is that you will be able to:

  • Understand the difference between tidy and untidy dataset
  • Clean a dataset so that it is ready for plotting
  • Reshape a dataset from long to wide or vice versa
  • Manipulate string data in R
  • Manipulate factor data in R
  • Manipulate dates in R
  • Organize your project
  • Use good practices for managing your project files