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Basics in R

Ended Jan 28, 2020
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Term: Spring 2020
Date: January 28th, 2020
Time: 4:30pm - 6:30pm
Location: Torgersen 1120
Instructors: Kate Miller, Frances McCarty, & Jennifer Van Mullekom
Presented By: Statistical Applications & Innovations Group (SAIG)
Zoom Link: https://virginiatech.zoom.us/j/3625663140

Description:
Are you a researcher who has recently collected data? Do you want help learning how to use a software package to analyze your data? If so, Basics of R in the SAIG Short Course Series is the right course for you! R is a free statistical software used for data analysis in a variety of fields. In this hands-on and interactive course, we will cover the following topics:


• Navigating RStudio
• Reading a data file into R
• Computing Descriptive Statistics
• Generating Graphics for Exploratory Data Analysis
• Exporting a file from R


No previous coding experience is required. Bring your laptop and please install R and RStudio on your machine by downloading from the following links: 

https://www.r-project.org/ (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site.
https://www.rstudio.com/products/rstudio/download/ (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).

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