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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.

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    Using variables 1
    100 xp
    Using variables 2
    100 xp
    50 xp
    Nested function calls 1
    100 xp
    Nested functions call 2
    50 xp
    End of Assessment 1
    50 xp
  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.

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  3. 4



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

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  4. 5

    Vector Arithmetics


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

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  5. 6



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

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  6. 8

    Basic Plots


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

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