Office Hours: Tuesdays, 4:00 - 5:00pm, SSC 1004 or by appointment
What Was There?
CSV = comma-separated values
TSV = tab-separated values
These are basically structured textfiles, with one record on each line and fields of data delimitted by commas or tab spacing.
Often, the first line labels the fields for the records in the document.
If you already have a .CSV or .TSV file, you can use that for the following examples. If not, we'll download a dataset with over 60,000 UFO sightings.
We'll use Wget to download just the .TSV data file. At the command line, enter:
You can also try importing into Google Spreadsheets.http://drive.google.com/
If you're using Yosemite, you might need to add Java.
See you on April 7.
Contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org or stop by SSC 1004 on Tuesdays, 4:00-5:00. I'm also available before and after class on Tuesdays, or by appointment.