Working with R

The Working with R training course introduces the fundamentals of the R programming language required to perform data analytics. R is both a programming language and software environment commonly used in creating statistical software, data mining, and data analytics. During the Introduction to R course, students will learn the language fundamentals, commonly used libraries, and advanced concepts necessary for data analytics. In addition, the course explores common data analytics and graphing best practices.

Course Summary

Purpose: 
Learn how to leverage R to perform data analytics.
Audience: 
Data Scientists looking to add R to their toolset.
Skill Level: 
Learning Style: 

Hands-on training is customized, instructor-led training with an in-depth presentation of a technology and its concepts, featuring such topics as Java, OOAD, and Open Source.

Hands On help
Duration: 
2 Days
Productivity Objectives: 
  • Understand how R and the R environment can be leveraged to perform data analytics
  • Create a simple application using R

What You'll Learn

In the Working with R training course you’ll learn:

  • Introduction to R Language
    • What is R?
    • R compared to other programming languages
    • Setting up your R environment
    • Introduction to R Studio
  • R Language Fundamentals
    • Core R syntax concepts
    • Variables and Types
    • Control Structures (Loops / Conditionals)
    • Writing your first R program
  • Working with R
    • R Scalars, Vectors, and Matrices
    • Defining R Vectors
    • String and Text Manipulation
    • File IO
    • Lists
  • Functions
    • Introducing Functions
    • Closures
    • lapply/sapply functions
  • DataFrames
    • Working with Data
    • DataFrames and File I/O
    • Reading data from files
    • Data Preparation
    • Built-in Datasets
  • Visualization
    • Graphics Package
    • plot() / barplot() / hist() / boxplot() / scatter plot
    • Heat Map
    • ggplot2 package ( qplot(), ggplot())
    • Exploration With Dplyr

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