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Introduction to R Data Analysis

March 1, 2021 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

The scripting language R is considered one of the most powerful languages for quantitative analysis, statistics, and graphics. This workshop will help you get started using R to analyze your datasets and create graphs for visualization. You’ll do hands-on exercises to demystify data analysis using R.

This workshop is designed for those who have no background whatsoever in programming/R.

You’ll learn:

  • RStudio interface
  • Addition, subtraction, basic math operations
  • Assigning values to variables
  • Commenting in a script
  • Logical operators
  • Intro to functions and libraries
  • Reading data
  • Troubleshooting error messages
  • Exploring data (basic summaries such as mean, median, etc.)
  • Selecting subsets of data
  • Plotting data
  • Data structures available in R

Please note:  This workshop takes place over two days, March 1-2 @ 2-4pm.
More workshop information and registration can be found here.

No background in statistics or computing is necessary. Have your laptop ready with RStudio and R installed.

Novice Level: No prior experience with programming or R/RStudio is required for this course. No prerequisites. Absolute beginners are especially welcome!


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