Introduction to R Programming workshop teaches attendees how to use R programming to explore data from a variety of sources by building inferential models and generating charts, graphs, and other data representations.

Overview

· History of R

· Advantages and disadvantages

· Downloading and installing

Introduction

· Using the R console

· Learning about the environment

· Writing and executing scripts

· Object oriented programming

· Installing packages

· Working directory

· Saving your work

Variable types and data structures

· Variables and assignment

· Data types

· Numeric, character, boolean, and factors

· Data structures

· Vectors, matrices, arrays,

· Assigning new values

· Viewing data and summaries

Base graphics system in R

· Scatterplots, histograms, barcharts, box and whiskers, dotplots