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R Programming: Online course by Johns Hopkins University

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R Programming: Online course by Johns Hopkins Univ

R Programming is a free online course, is a part of data science specialisation. Learn how to program in R and how to use R for effective data analysis. This is the second course in the Johns Hopkins Data Science Specialization.

About the Course
In this course students will learn how to program in R and how to use R for effective data analysis. They will learn how to install and configure software necessary for a statistical programming environment and describe generic programming language concepts as they are implemented in a high-level statistical language. The course covers practical issues in statistical computing which includes programming in R, reading data into R, accessing R packages, writing R functions, debugging, profiling R code, and organizing and commenting R code. Topics in statistical data analysis will provide working examples.

Course Syllabus
The course will cover the following material each week:

Week 1: Overview of R, R data types and objects, reading and writing data
Week 2: Control structures, functions, scoping rules, dates and times
Week 3: Loop functions, debugging tools
Week 4: Simulation, code profiling

Course Sessions
October 6, 2014 - November 3, 2014

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