Introduction to the Statistical Software R and RStudio


WHEN November 1, 2023
2-3 PM WHERE Zoom Webinar WHO NYUAD Library 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 5-module course will be held over five (5) consecutive Wednesdays. Module 5 (Revision) is in-person at NYUAD and registration is limited to the NYU community.

Date Title Topics Covered
November 1, 2023 Module I Introduction to R
Introduction to R and RStudio
Working with RStudio
Basic Arithmetic Operators
Standard Functions and Some Statistical Functions
Logical Operators and Links
Basic R Syntax
November 15, 2023 Module 2 Basic Data Manipulation
Standard Introduction to Data Types and Data Structures
Vectors and Matrices
Lists and Data Frames
Subsetting and Slicing Data
Reading and Writing Data
Available Datasets R
November 22, 2023 Module 3
Data Visualization
Creating Scatter Plots, Bar Plots, and Line Plots, Coplots, Normal qq-plot, and more
Customizing Plots (Colors, Labels, Themes)
November 29, 2023 Module 4 Basics of Statistical Analysis
Summary Statistics
Basic Statistical Tests (T-test, One-way ANOVA)
Correlation and Regression
December 6, 2023 Module 5 Revision

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