D’Agostino McGowan L, Peng RD, Hicks SC. “Evaluating the Alignment of a Data Analysis between Analyst and Audience.” arxiv

Peng RD. “Predicting Patient No-Shows in Community Health Clinics: A Case Study in Designing a Data Analytic Product.” arxiv

Peng RD, Hicks SC. “Modeling Analytic Iteration Using Probabilistic Outcome Sets.” arxiv


D’Agostino McGowan L, Hicks SC, Peng RD (2022). “Design Principles for Data Analysis,” Journal of Computational and Graphical Statistics.

Peng RD, Parker HS (2022). “Perspective on Data Science,” Annual Review of Statistics and Its Application. arxiv

Peng RD, Chen A, Bridgeford E, Leek JT, Hicks SC (2021). “Diagnosing Data Analytic Problems in the Classroom,” Journal of Statistics and Data Science Education.

Peng RD, Hicks SC (2021) “Reproducible Research: A Retrospective,” Annual Review of Statistics and Its Application. arxiv


Tiffany Timbers, Trevor Campbell, and Melissa Lee (2023) Data Science: A First Introduction, Chapman & Hall/CRC Press.

Roger D. Peng, Elizabeth C. Matsui (2018) The Art of Data Science.

Carrie Wright, Shannon E. Ellis, Stephanie C. Hicks and Roger D. Peng (2021). Tidyverse Skills for Data Science.

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