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Introduction to R

Location:
Venue details are sent via calendar after booking
Time:
Monday 8 April 2019, 09:00–16:30
Presenter:
Doctoral School
Contact:
Doctoral School
01248 382357

This is a one day intensive course on R. This course will be a mixture of lectures and computer practicals. The main focus will be to introduce fundamental R concepts. No prior programming knowledge of any kind is assumed. This course is suitable for a wide range of applicants.

Course outline:

Introduction to R: A brief overview of the background and features of the R statistical programming system. 

Entering Data: A description of how to import and export data from R. 

Data types: A summary of R's data types. 

R environment: A description of the R environment including the R working directory, creating/using scripts, saving data and results.

R Graphics: Creating, editing and storing graphics in R. 

Manipulating data in R: Describing how data can be manipulated in R using logical operators.

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