Bound Volume Number

VIII

Document Type

Honors Capstone Project

Date of Submission

Spring 5-5-2015

Capstone Advisor

Prof. Jeffery Stanton

Honors Reader

Prof. Jeffery Saltz

Capstone Major

Information Management and Technology

Capstone College

Information Studies

Audio/Visual Component

no

Keywords

San Francisco, crime

Capstone Prize Winner

no

Won Capstone Funding

no

Honors Categories

Professional

Subject Categories

Technology and Innovation

Abstract

The original purpose of my Capstone was to analyze crime statistics in San Francisco to draw conclusions that could help prevent crime. I chose to analyze crime statistics in my hometown because I believe that using a place that I’m familiar with and engaging in a project that would be addressing a problem that has affected my family would help to motivate me. I’m also deeply passionate about using data analysis skills in ways that will directly improve the human condition. I did this by accessing a dataset online, using R Program Language and creating maps of relationships of crimes throughout the city.

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