October 18, 2019
16:00 - 17:00
ISBA - C115 (Seminar Room Bernoulli)
Applied statistics workshop
Christian Ritter, SMCS, UCL & Ritter & Danielson Consulting
"Statistics at your fingertips: A tour of web platforms providing data about the world and your village"
A B S T R A C T
The world is awash with data which could help us to find answers to important questions about life, the universe, and everything. Has the pollution become a lot worse recently? How much of the greenhouse emissions originate in Europe? How unsafe are the roads? What do people think in the European Union? Often, the answer could be at our fingertips if we knew where to look. In this talk, I'll show a few data sources and ways of using them to satisfy the appetite of those who dare to know.