To help everyone prepare for DataFest, we’ve put together some resources for today’s meeting that will hopefully give you a good sense of why DataFest is worth participating in, and how to actually approach analyzing such a large dataset once it does happen. For today’s meeting, we will be working with a housing prices dataset from Kaggle, which you can download here.

Five College DataFest Site

Intro to DataFest and Tips for Success Slides

General Data Analysis Tips

EDA/Presentation Document

Team Formation Spreadsheet

If you are newer to R or Python, we have resources that can help you as well! Check out the instructional R materials we have on our Github page or view a previous post featuring scripts from UGRiD officers Ryan and Jagath for Python and R respectively