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Introduction to R

3 Day Introduction to R Course  – Data Analysis and statistics

What is R ?

R is programming language for statistical computing and graphics. The R language is used among statisticians and data miners for developing statistical software and data analysis.

About the course

The introduction to R programming course will help you understand and master the basics of R. The course will cover the basic syntax of R enabling you to undertake your own first data analysis using R. You will learn how to get going in R from the begining, understand file formats, basic R syntax from data objects to functions and graphics. and learn using text editors to write code.
You will learn how to read files, use symbols and assignments and iterate simple loops.

The course is suitable for complete beginners and no prior R programming knowledge is assumed.

Day 1

  • Getting started with R
  • Installing, starting and stopping R
  • The R Console
  • R and statistics
  • R and the window system
  • File Operations and file formats
  • Writing code and text editors
  • Basic R syntax
  • Reading files
  • Symbols and assignment

Loops

  • Sequences
  • Simple Loops(iteration)

Vectors

  • Numeric vectors
  • Special values
  • Numeric summaries

Text

  • Text Processing
  • Regular expressions
  • Search, replace, split, paste

Day 2

Reading Data

  • Data Frames
  • Matrices and data frames and Lists
  • Free-format Input
  • Fixed-Format Input
  • Printing Data and Summaries
  • Plotting Data
  • Data processing

Dates

  • Dates
  • Classes and generic functions

Linear Models

  • Fitting a Model
  • Examining a Fit
  • Extracting Results
  • Factors and Covarites
  • Regression Splines

Generalized Linear Models

  • Variance and Link Families
  • Logistic Regression
  • Updating Models
  • Model Selection

Day 3

Data Structures

  • Data structures
  • Subsetting
  • Assigning to subsets

Data Manipluation

  • Apply functions

Graphics

  • Scatterplots
  • Exporting Graphics
  • Boxplots
  • Histograms
  • Density Plots
  • Text Plots
  • Faceting
  • Common Aesthetics

Your Trainer

Our international certified trainers are highly experienced R practitioners who have real-world expertise. Our trainers will be able to give you the answers you need.

Key Information

I – All course material including a copy of R: Easy R Programming for Beginners will be provided to all candidates.

II – Laptops will be provided for all candidates with pre-installed R

III – Lunches and refreshments are provided inclusive of the cost. Wi-fi and access to spaces to take private calls are also available.

IIII – Our training venue is based in Lekki, Lagos (Specific venue will be emailed on confirmation of place on the course)

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Introduction to R

₦225,000per course