Data Cleaning & Checking: Minimising Garbage

2016-09-28T14:58:39Z (GMT) by Gavin Brown
These notes are a summary of teaching notes used related to the preparation of data so that maximal interpretation can be made. Topics covered include:
1. checking for accuracy, response sets, and validity of entries in data sets
2. detecting and dealing with missing values with the expectation maximisation procedure
3. identifying and dealing with outliers and non-normal distributions