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Graphics in Base R using GGPlot

Ended Mar 24, 2021
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Term: Spring 2021

Date: March 23rd, 2021

Time: 4:30pm - 6:30pm

Location: ONLINE ONLY

Instructors: Kate Miller, Francis McCarty, & Jennifer Van Mullekom

Presented By: Statistical Applications & Innovations Group (SAIG)

 

Description:

The ability to create professional grade graphics is of key importance for scientific communication. The ggplot2 package utilized in R programming offers a powerful, flexible, and free platform which can be used to produce publication-quality graphics. The following topics will be covered:

• Producing statistical graphs including histograms, bar plots, box plots, and scatter plots using the ggplot2 package in R

• Syntax to control colors, plotting characters, axes, legends, and labels • Creating high resolution graphics to various file types

• Pros and cons of various graphics and approaches 

No previous coding experience is required! Bring your laptop with R and RStudio installed on your machine. You can download them from the following links: https://www.r-project.org/ https://www.rstudio.com/products/rstudio/download/ If you already have R and RStudio on your laptop, make sure they are the most up to date versions. This course is jointly sponsored by the Statistical Application and Innovations Group (SAIG) and Professional Development Network (PDN).