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Introduction to R! An open source programming language for Analytics

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Leeds

St George's Conference Centre

60 Great George Street

Leeds

LS1 3DL

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This is a one day intensive course on R. The course is 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 e.g., biologists, statisticians, engineers, students. Participants should bring a laptop.

COURSE OUTLINE

  • Introduction to R: A brief overview of the background and features of the R statistical programming system.
  • Data entry: 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.
  • Summary statistics: Measures of location and spread.
  • Manipulating data in R: Describing how data can be manipulated in R using logical operators.
  • Vector operations: details of R's vectors operations.

COURSE STRUCTURE

This course will be structured as follows:

  • 9:00 – 9:15: Registration and coffee
  • 9:15 – 10:45: Lecture
  • 10:45 – 11:15: Coffee break
  • 11:15 – 12:30: Lecture
  • 12:30 – 1:30 Lunch (not provided)
  • 1:30 – 2:45 Practical 1
  • 2:45 – 3:15: Coffee break
  • 3:15 – 3:45: Lecture
  • 3:45 – 4:30: Practical 2

These times are intended to give a flavour of how the course is run and are subject to change.

COMMENTS FROM PREVIOUS COURSES

  • Clear explanations; combination of theory and practice is excellent.
  • Good pace, good split of practical and lecture.
  • Excellent introduction to R!
  • Nice friendly environment.
  • Almost one to one! Great teaching, good lectures.
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St George's Conference Centre

60 Great George Street

Leeds

LS1 3DL

United Kingdom

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