OverviewThis workshop is recommended for those who want to learn the basics of R programming in statistics, science, or engineering courses. The goal of the workshop is to familiarize participants with R's tools for scientific computing and data analysis. Lectures will be interactive with a focus on learning by example, and assignments will be application-driven. No prior programming experience is needed.
You Will Learn
- Introduction to R, definitions of variables, special values in R
- Five basic objects, vector, matrix, factor, data frame, and list
- Using packages
- Data input/output
- Graphics (including ggplots)
- Statistical applications: such as how to get a summary of the data, how to do linear regressions, and how to interpret the output
- Rmarkdown for notes and presentations
- Metacharacters in R
- Introduction to R: (apply) functions.
- Plotting in base R, ggplot, and ggmap. Creating and using packages,
- R markdown Rpres.
- Statistical tools for data analysis including clustering dimensional reduction, model fitting.
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