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Intro to R programming – Part II (Online)

August 31 @ 1:00 pm - September 1 @ 5:00 pm


After this course, students will be able to undertake independent projects in R in an efficient and error free manner. This course will use the R-studio integrated development environment as a framework, and has the main objective of teaching the basics of good programming practice in R. A list of topics and a tentative outline is included below. As pre-requisites students should be familiar with the topics studied in Introduction to R – Part I.


Day 1

I. Best project practices within R and RStudio
A. R projects
B. Project Organization
C. Data pipelines in projects
II. Writing Functions I
A. Do Not Repeat Yourself
B. How to not repeat yourself
C. Writing Functions in R (convert C to F, cleaning data)

Day 2

III. Writing Functions II
A. Multi-Step Functions (not just one input output)
B. Dissect practical applications of using Functions
IV. Advanced Functions
A. OOP vs Functional
B. Debugging

Program schedule:

Day 1

13:00 – 14:30 : Lecture I

14:30 – 15:00 : Break

15:00 – 17:00 : Lecture II

Day 2

13:00 – 14:30 : Lecture III

14:30 – 15:00 : Break

15:00 – 17:00 : Lecture IV

All times are UK times. Price includes course attendance (2 days) and certificate.

For more information e-mail: info@minervastatisticalconsulting.co.uk


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August 31 @ 1:00 pm
September 1 @ 5:00 pm