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Data Science R Basics

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Course Description

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  1. 1

    R Basics

    In this course we introduce you to the basics of computing and analyzing data in the user-friendly and helpful R interface. This first chapter starts with the very basics of functions, objects to get us acquainted with the world of R.

  2. 3

    Vectors

    The most basic unit to store data in R are vectors. We'll learn about creating and working with them in this chapter.

  3. 5

    Vector Arithmetics

    We will learn about the more powerful vector arithmetic functions in R, that help us solve higher-level problems.

  4. 7

    Basic Data Wrangling

    We provide a brief introduction to the dplyr package.

  5. 9

    Programming Basics

    Programming Basics

  1. 1

    R Basics

    In this course we introduce you to the basics of computing and analyzing data in the user-friendly and helpful R interface. This first chapter starts with the very basics of functions, objects to get us acquainted with the world of R.

  2. 2

    Data Types

    We're going to get an overview, of the different types of variables that there are in R, and how to work with them.

  3. 3

    Vectors

    The most basic unit to store data in R are vectors. We'll learn about creating and working with them in this chapter.

  4. 4

    Sorting

    This chapter deals with getting more of an insight into the data we have, by helping us sort through it.

  5. 5

    Vector Arithmetics

    We will learn about the more powerful vector arithmetic functions in R, that help us solve higher-level problems.

  6. 6

    Indexing

    R provides a powerful and convenient way of indexing vectors. We're going to learn some ways of doing that!

  7. 7

    Basic Data Wrangling

    We provide a brief introduction to the dplyr package.

  8. 8

    Basic Plots

    We engage in the basics of plot-making in R, with scatterplots, histograms and box plots.

  9. 9

    Programming Basics

    Programming Basics

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