Introduction to R

R is a popular language and environment that allows powerful and fast manipulation of data, offering many statistical and graphical options. This course aims to introduce R as a tool for statistics and graphics, with the main aim being to become comfortable with the R environment. It will focus on entering and manipulating data in R and producing simple graphs. A few functions for basic statistics will be briefly introduced, but statistical functions will not be covered in detail.

Course Content

  • What is R
  • Getting familiar with the R console
  • Entering Data
  • Manipulating data
  • Importing data files
  • Creating Graphs (boxplots, barplots, scatterplots, line graphs)

Course Material

Scientific topics: Software engineering

Keywords: R programming, Babraham Institute

Difficulty level: Beginner

Licence: Other (Non-Commercial)

Authors: Laura Biggins, Simon Andrews

Introduction to R https://tess.elixir-europe.org/materials/introduction-to-r R is a popular language and environment that allows powerful and fast manipulation of data, offering many statistical and graphical options. This course aims to introduce R as a tool for statistics and graphics, with the main aim being to become comfortable with the R environment. It will focus on entering and manipulating data in R and producing simple graphs. A few functions for basic statistics will be briefly introduced, but statistical functions will not be covered in detail. Software engineering R programming, Babraham Institute