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Application of R in Statistics - LDN Meeting Room 3

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1 Drummond Gate

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SW1V 2QQ

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This is an ONS/GSS internal course


This course requires you to have access to a laptop (work or personal) with 'The R Foundation R 3.3.0' and RStudio installed.

Please contact us if you have any questions - GSS.Capability@statistics.gov.uk



This one day classroom based course will use R to clean, sort and analyse data. This is a computer based session for the application of R.

Pre-requisite: Intro to Coding in R

Please note that you must have a basic understanding of how to work in R - This should include

  • Loading additional libraries
  • Working with data frames
  • Understanding basic statistical functions (e.g. mean, max, min, std, median and summary)
  • Boolean operators (==, !=, <, >, &, |, !)
  • Some knowledge of graphics (one of base graphics, lattice or ggplot)
  • Reading and writing plain text data (e.g. csv files)

Some statistical knowledge and knowledge of statistical concepts is also essential.

This includes awareness of

  • Linear Regression Models,
  • Analysis of Variance
  • Hypothesis testing
  • Knowledge of why you might want to do machine learning

Formal mathematical training (this includes things like A level psychology and sociology where you need to build statistical models) is a must for this course.



For this course you will need to bring a Laptop with the follow installed and ready to use:

R Foundation

Rstudio,

R tidyverse and caret R packages

If you have any question or you need any help please let us know.

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