Course Topics

R is a free computing and graphical software/environment for statistical analysis. Part I of this short course consists of 2 sections:

  • Section 1 introduces R programming basics, including data objects, loops, and importing/exporting datasets. These concepts will be reinforced using examples of data manipulation and data cleaning.
  • Section 2 contains advanced R programming concepts such as writing functions, data simulation, and the statistical bootstrap..

R can be downloaded here:
RStudio can be downloaded here:

Before you show up:

We encourage you to complete the assignment below before attending the course. 

The purpose of this assignment is to familiarized you with fundamental operations of the most commonly used data structures in R.

The assignment is located here.