Course Code: IR
Duration: 1 day
R is an easy-to-learn, multi-purpose programming language that is used for statistics, data analysis and machine learning. This Introduction to R course provides an overview of the R programming language, laying the foundation for further learning. The delegates will learn about the characteristics of R and how it compares with other programming languages. They will also receive instruction regarding the installation and use of R and the popular editor RStudio.
There are two parts to the course. The first part covers background information that every professional R programmer should know, upto and including how to install the interpreter, an editor and run R in script and interactive modes. The second part introduces R's data types and main data structures including Vectors, Matrices, Lists and Data Frames.
Course delivery has two modes, the first part is delivered mainly by slides. The second is a hands-on interactive session. Delegates will code along with the instructor on RStudio.
This course is intended to provide delegates with an understanding of R as it relates to other programming languages, and to equip them with the basic knowledge and skills needed to progress & how to setup the environment, code in the REPL shell, write and execute an R script.
This Introduction to R course is designed as an orientation session. It is meant for people who want to gain some idea of what R is, how it works, and how to set-up and get started.
There is an overlap between the content of this 1 day Introduction to R course and the content on the suggested follow-on R Programming course. You may wish to review the contents of the R Programming course and attend this course instead if it is found to be more suitable to your training needs.
Please call us if the scheduled dates are not suitable. We may be able to offer alternative dates. Please call for more details.
The delegate will learn and acquire skills as follows:
Basic computer literacy and computing skills: navigate file systems, edit and save a file. No programming experience is required.
Duration: 1 day
Price: £525.00 exc. VAT
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