This video discusses the structure of a data file and how it can affect the way analysis is done on it.
Since most people start their data analysis with a spreadsheet, we will explain how Tercen understands the concepts normally called rows, columns and cells (data points).
We will also look at the merits of converting wide-format to long-format when it comes to data analysis.
We discuss some of Hadley Wickham's ideas of the R Studio Team in relation to data formatting and structure. His white paper on data structure and the concept of Tidy Data can be found here...