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R as a programming language

This course is aimed at colleagues who would like to learn how to use the statistical programming language "R". We will learn about the data structures and functions in R, and how to write R scripts.

Topics:

  • Introduction to R: general principles.
  • Data structures in R: vectors, matrices, arrays, lists, data frames. Data import/export.
  • Functions in R: how to write your own functions and scripts.
  • Visualization in R: various plot types (built-in graphics only).