Welcome to QAPS
The Program for Quantitative and Analytical Political Science (QAPS) was established in 2009 to support theoretical and quantitative research in political science and its dissemination. We support graduate students through QAPS fellowships, host post-doctoral research fellows, offer statistical and formal theory consulting, hold quantitative skills workshops, throw conferences, and organize the Quantitative Social Science colloquium.
After four and a half years at QAPS., Will Lowe is leaving the university to become Senior Research Scientist at the Hertie School of Governance in Berlin. This position at QAPS will not be refilled, so until further notice this means that:There will be no more QAPS computational skills workshops The consulting service will run a…
Reminder: This morning's QAPS workshop (April 3, 2019) has been canceled.
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This workshop shows how to create publication quality graphics using the the 'grammar of graphics' implemented in R in the package ggplot2. We first decompose a statistical graphic into its components: mappings of variables onto visual elements and then practice using functions that build up a plot.Prerequisites
This workshop continues our introduction to the R statistical language and a core of useful tools for working with data. This workshop will focus on loops, sampling and resampling, and writing your own functions.Prerequisites
The workshop assumes that you attended last week's R workshop.Audience
This workshop is for…
This workshop provides an introduction to the R statistical language and a core of useful tools for reading in and manipulating information in the form of rectangular data matrices.Prerequisites
The workshop assumes no knowledge of R. However, you should install R and