Introduction to R
Synopsis
R is an opensource software programming language for data manipulation, simulation, statistics, and graphics. It has become broadly used among statisticians, and is increasingly being used for data analysis among researchers inside corporations and academia. The course will make use of the free and open source integrated development environment RStudio.
Target audience
Researchers from companies or academia interested in learn R.
Topics
 Fundamentals of R (help, package, console, script)
 Type of R objects
 Arithmetic and basic functions
 Reading and exporting data
 Manipulating data (subset, with, sorting, transform function,use of family apply functions)
 Graphics
 Construct your own function
 Introduction to the concept of looping in R ("for" and "while" loops)
Schedule
This is a twodays course with the following structure:
 09:30  11:00 Lecture (computer lab)
 11:00  11:15 Coffee break
 11:15  12:30 Lecture (computer lab)
 12:15  13:15 Lunch (not provided)
 14:00  15:30 Lecture
 15:30 15:45 Coffee break (Computer lab)
 15:45  17:00 Lecture (Computer lab)
Lecturer
Valeska Andreozzi, Researcher at the Center of Statistics and Applications of University of Lisbon
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