Introduction to the Statistical Software R and RStudio


WHEN February 15, 2023
2-3 PM WHERE Zoom Webinar WHO Statistical Consulting Laboratory (StatsLab) Open to the Public

This is an introductory course on the open-source, powerful, and highly extensible free statistical software R. This course is designed to give the course’s participants a brief introduction and understanding of the statistical software R (R Project) and the RStudio (RStudio Interface). The course assumes no previous knowledge of programming in R or other software. In addition, no statistical knowledge is required. This course is intended for students/researchers who want to explore data using R and RStudio. Students/researchers who enroll in the course will also receive a briefing on installing and using R and the popular editor RStudio.

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Course Agenda

The course will be held over five (5) consecutive Wednesdays, and attendance is required for all sessions except for the last Q&A session.

Date Title Topics Covered
February 15, 2023 Part I The R Story
Working with R and RStudio
Online help
Read and Write Data in RStudio
Basic Arithmetic Operators
Some Statistical Functions
Graphs in R
February 22, 2023 Part II Standard Functions
More Statistical Functions
Available datasets R
Logical operators
Graphs in R
March 1, 2023 Part III
Vectors and Matrices in R
Data frames – Matrices – Lists in R
March 8, 2023 Part IV More Graphs in R
Logical operators and links
Simple Statistics in R
March 15, 2023 Part V Revision and Q&A


Please note, registration will be for all five days.


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