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Introduction to R for Data Science

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Introduction to R for Data Science
  • Free Course

  • Channel 9

  • 2-3 Hours

  • Assessment

  • Certification

  • 50 Pts

  • Description
  • Outcome
  • Certification
  • In this free online course Introduction to R for Data Science you will be introduced to the R programming language for data statistical computing. You will learn about the different types of R, and how to set up and installing the R language.

    The course begins by introducing you to R programming, what it is used for and a little of its history. You will learn how to install and setup RStudio and MS R Open for programming R yourself. You will learn about the data structures and types in the R language and how they work.

    Next, you will be introduced to Enzo Unified which is a service platform for making data access easier. You will learn about running Enzo unified inside SQL management studio. The course shows you the adaptors or abstracted APIs that can be added to or already is part of Enzo Unified. You will learn about accessing tweets from twitter and posting them, and about sending text messages to your phone.

    This free Alison course will be of great interest to professionals working in the areas of data science and data analysis and who want to learn more about using R for statistical computing.

    Prerequisites: The learner will need some knowledge of programming languages and an understanding of using SQL Server management studio.

  • On completing this course you will be able to:
    - Explain how to install Microsoft R Open on your own computer.
    - Recognize the different data types in R programming.
    - Identify how the different data Structures work in R programming.
    - Identify how helpful Enzo Unified is for Data acquisition.
    - Recognize the applications and services that Enzo Unified can connect to.

  • All Alison courses are free to study. To successfully complete a course you must score 80% or higher in each course assessments. Upon successful completion of a course, you can choose to make your achievement formal by purchasing an official Alison Diploma, Certificate or PDF.

    Having an official Alison document is a great way to celebrate and share your success. It is:

    • Ideal to include with CVs, job applications and portfolios
    • A way to show your ability to learn and achieve high results

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