Introduction to R Programming
Statistical computing is employed within a diverse range of industries. In recent years, an open source project, R, has emerged as the preeminent statistical computing platform. With its unsurpassed library of freely available packages, R is capable of addressing almost every statistical inference problem.
In this course, you will learn the most commonly-used (roughly 100) functions and operators from the R Base Package, which serves as the fundamental tools for accessing data from multiple sources, manipulating different types of R objects, performing character manipulation, and generating reports. Furthermore, you will also learn how to write your own functions by using different types of control structures.
- R objects: Vectors, matrices, arrays, lists, and data frame
- Subsetting objects
- Data manipulations and aggregation
- Writing user-defined functions
- Character manipulations
Course Learning Outcomes:
- Understand essential R functions from the Base R package
- Write R programs
- Manipulating different data types
- Implement newly gained statistical skills in academic research
- Develop programming skills used across different types of industries
Prerequisites: This course assumes that prospective students have no prior knowledge of R. While having some general programming experience may be beneficial to learning another, it is not a requirement for this class.
Software: R, a free software environment for statistical computing and graphics, is used for this course.
Textbook: Course notes are available to download for free for registered students.
Course typically offered: Online during each quarter.
Next Steps: Upon completion of this class, consider enrolling in other required coursework in the R for Data Analytics specialized certificate program.
More Information: For more information about this course, please contact email@example.com.
Course Number: CSE-41097
Credit: 3.00 unit(s)
Related Certificate Programs: Biostatistics, Business Intelligence Analysis, Data Mining for Advanced Analytics, Geographic Information Systems, Python Programming, R for Data Analytics
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