LISA (Laboratory for Interdisciplinary Statistical Analysis) provided a series of evening short courses to help graduate students use statistics in their research. The focus of these two-hour courses was on teaching practical statistical techniques for analyzing or collecting data.
June 21 & 22, 2011
Introduction to R
Instructor: Sai Wang
R is a free computing and graphical software/environment for statistical analysis.
This short course consists of 3 sections:
-Section 1 provides introduction to R programming basics, such as data objects in R, loops, import/export datasets, along with examples of data manipulation/cleaning.
-Section 2 discusses the R graphing environment and how to create some basic statistical plots.
-Section 3 introduces how to perform basic statistical analysis in R, such as t-tests, ANOVA and linear regression.
Please visit this course's webpage for course files (http://www.lisa.stat.vt.edu/?q=node/2317).