Enhancing EpiCenter Data Quality Analytics with R

How to Cite

Walsh, A. (2016). Enhancing EpiCenter Data Quality Analytics with R. Online Journal of Public Health Informatics, 8(1). https://doi.org/10.5210/ojphi.v8i1.6591


The R ecosystem provides a wide range of analytic methods. Previous efforts to integrate R in EpiCenter were hindered by the state of the R/Java interface. By using the PL/R extension to make R available to EpiCenter via the PostgreSQL backend, this limitation can be avoided. Regression models were used to improve data quality analytics options, demonstrating the advantages and potential of making R available within EpiCenter.

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