11. INTERNATIONAL STATISTICS DAYS CONFERENCE

INTRODUCTION TO R

INTRODUCTION TO R

02 OCTOBER 2018 (Morning)

Instructors:

Dr. Heather Turner Department of Statistics University of Warwick UK

Dr. Eralp Dogu Department of Statistics Mugla Sitki Kocman University TR

 

Description: This hands-on workshop will introduce the open source R software for statistical computing and equip you to use R for basic data handling and statistical analysis. Through demonstration and guided exercises, you will learn how to get data into R, how to prepare the data for analysis and how to explore it using numerical and graphical summaries. You will discover how to analyse data in R using linear regression, which will provide a foundation for more advanced modelling in R. Finally you will be equipped with ways to find help on R, so that following the workshop you will be able to build on the fundamentals you have learnt to expand your knowledge of R.

 

Course Outline:

 - Introduction to R and RStudio (an open source front-end to R)

 - Data import and handling

 - Basic data summaries and graphics

 - Linear regression

 - Learning more

 

Preqrequisites:

The workshop will assume knowledge of basic statistics. No previous experience of R is assumed, but participants should come with R and R Studio installed on their laptop.