This half-day session offers a brief introduction to R, with a focus on data analysis and statistics. We will discuss and introduce the following topics: the R interface, primitive data types, lists, vectors, matrices, and data frames - a crucial data type in data analysis and a trademark in the R language. Advanced topics to be covered include: basics statistics and function creation; *apply family functions; and basics of scripting. Time depending we may cover and discuss some data management strategies (ie. saving results, workspaces and installing packages) and basic plotting.
Teacher: Marcelo Ponce
Date: Tue, 12 Jun 2018 - 9:30 am