Graphing Data Effectively and Avoiding Common Pitfalls
Duration: 14.0 hours
The human mind is geared to look at patterns and attach immediate explanation to the patterns, consciously or subconsciously, and sometimes that conclusion or explanation might not be apt. This course discusses the common fallacies and paradoxes in statistics and data analysis, as well as common pitfalls in data visualization. The course also teaches general guidelines that help you avoid those pitfalls to ensure a fair and accurate representation of facts.
Learn How To
Identify fallacies and paradoxes that might lead to misinterpretation of data.
Identify common pitfalls in graphical visualizations.
Measure distortion in graphs.
Use SAS Visual Analytics to create several graphs while avoiding common pitfalls.
Who Should Attend
Visual analysts, report or dashboard designers, business intelligence consultants, business analysts
Before attending this course, you should be able to create simple graphs such as bar charts, pie charts, and scatter plots using any software. Familiarity with SAS Visual Analytics is highly recommended but not mandatory.
SAS Products Covered
SAS Visual Analytics;SAS Studio
Introduction to graphicacy.
Introduction to SAS Visual Analytics.
Introduction to data representation pitfalls.Common Data Misinterpretations and Paradoxes