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Introduction to R

This guide is suitable for new R-users or advanced level R-users looking for information on specific topics. The topics covered are importing, exploring, modifying and managing data. The main dataset used is the flights dataset. It contains the US domestic flights in January 2020 [1]. The other two datasets used are fabricated datasets created for the purpose of this guide. For additional support, fill out the support request form.


Extracting/downloading data using CHASS Canadian Census Analyser

The CHASS Canadian Census Analyser allows members of the University of Toronto research community to generate custom tables from the Census of Canada (1961-2016) and the National Household Survey (2011). The interface enables the selection of relevant variables and census geographies, providing access to data down to the dissemination area (DA) level. Census data can be incorporated into analytical and GIS software.

Introduction to SimplyAnalytics

SimplyAnalytics is a web-based data visualization application. It can be used to create simple thematic maps and tables from census and other socio-demographic data, as well as business point data. This online tutorial will provide an introduction to the tool and a few of its many possible uses, through the following seven steps, with exercises interspersed to test your understanding: