Elizabeth J. Atkinson

Elizabeth J. Atkinson Assistant Professor of Biostatistics A Fellow of the American Statistical Association, and Ordinary Member of the R Foundation. My research is in data visualisation, exploratory data analysis, multivariate methods, data mining and statistical computing. I have developed methods for visualising high-dimensional data using tours, projection pursuit, manual controls for tours, pipelines for interactive graphics, a grammar of graphics for biological data, and visualizing boundaries in high-d classifiers.

rstudio::conf 2018

A SAS-to-R success story

March 4, 2018

Our biostatistics group has historically utilized SAS for data management and analytics for biomedical research studies, with R only used occasionally for new methods or data visualization. Several years ago and with the encouragement of leadership, we initiated a movement to increase our usage of R significantly.