PLEASE NOTE: This recording is of the first half of the course only. The instructor forgot to un-pause the recording after taking a short break.
LISA Short Course: Introduction to R, Part I
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.
February 18, 2013
Regression Introduction to R, Part I
Instructor: Jinhui Sun
R is a free computing and graphical software/environment for statistical analysis. Part I of this short course consists of 2 sections:
- Section 1 introduces R programming basics, including data objects, loops, and importing/exporting datasets. These concepts will be reinforced using examples of data manipulation and data cleaning.
- Section 2 discusses the R graphics environment and the creation of basic statistical plots as well as paper/presentation quality graphics.
R can be downloaded here: http://www.r-project.org/
RStudio can be downloaded here: http://rstudio.org/download/desktop
Course files are available on the course webpage (http://www.lisa.stat.vt.edu/?q=node/5257).