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Graphics in Base R is a Course

Graphics in Base R

Ended Sep 25, 2019
2 credits

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Term: Fall 2019
Date: September 25, 2019
Time: 4:30pm - 6:30pm
Location: Torgerson 1120 and Zoom
Instructors: Kate Miller, Frances McCarty, Jen Van Mullekom,
Presented By: Statistical Applications & Innovations Group (SAIG)



The ability to create professional grade graphics is of key importance for scientific communication. The R programming package 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 basic 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: (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site. (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site.

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 Networked Learning Initiatives (NLI).  Available by Zoom.  Available in the National Capital Region (NCR).