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Introduction to R

Students will get an introduction to the R coding language with this free online course.

Data Science
Free Course
This free online course will teach students everything you need to know about the fundamentals of R. Students will learn about R, variables, data structures and operators, and data frames and tables. R is an integrated suite of software facilities for data manipulation. This course will be of great interest to those who work in statistics and data mining. So, why wait? Start this course today and learn about the R coding language.

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Description

This free online course Introduction to R will provide you with an understanding of the basics of the R coding language. R is an integrated suite of software facilities for data manipulation. This course will be of great interest to those who work in statistics and data mining. You will learn about what the R coding language is. You will be able to explain variables, including basic types of variables, dates, and missing values. 

Next, the course introduces you to RStudio and workspaces. The course then explains how to use vectors and matrices. The course teaches you about arrays, lists, factors, arithmetic, and relational operators. You will learn how R is designed around a true computer language allowing users to add additional functionality by defining new functions. Students will also learn about logical and assignment operators.

This course then wraps up by introducing you to data frames and tables. The course teaches you about working with data frames and data tables. By taking this free online course you will learn how to be better prepared for working with the R coding language. So why wait? Start learning today and improve your R coding skills!

 

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Learning Outcomes

Having completed this course you will be able to:


  • Identify R coding language
  • Distinguish variables while coding
  • Define data structures and operators
  • Explain the role of operators and how they function
  • Classify data frames and tables
  • Describe logical operators
  • Describe assignment operators

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