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Extracting data

Introduction to R

This guide gives a through introduction to the R language. 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]. A more basic tutorial that covers the installation of R and RStudio software and basic R syntax can be found here. For additional support, fill out the support request form.
 

OpenRefine Augmenting Activity 4: Using Python

  1. Wikimedia provides a web API that we can use to access Wikipedia data. To learn more about how to use this API, see: https://en.wikipedia.org/api/rest_v1/
  2. This page helps you construct URLs to make specific API calls. You can expand the section you are interested in, fill in the form and click on the Try it Out button to see what results you will get from a call. For our example, we are going to use the summary page example. On the Wikimedia REST API documentation page, first expand Page Content.