Doctoral candidates in YEB doctoral school. Members from other schools are welcome if seats are available.
No previous knowledge on R needed.
Some background knowledge on basic statistics.
The goal of this course is to learn some very basic skills in R and is intended for those of you who would like to start using R. The course also gives a quick reminder of such basic statistics concepts as summarizing data and basic (descriptive) statistics.
If you have worked with R previously, then this course is likely too basic for you.
- Introduction to R
- Reading and generating data
- Data frames
- Data types
- Missing values
- Summarizing data and basic (descriptive) statistics
- Basic plots
- Data transformations
- Other: e.g. Errors, Cheat-sheets, Packages
100% attendance required, contact the teacher for exceptions.
The course completion requires:
- active engagement with course material
- attending all teaching sessions
Pass / Fail
Bring your own laptop.
BEFORE THE COURSE: Install R and R-studio on your computer. Please do this well in time before the course. In case you run into troubles, contact the university IT helpdesk (Tel. + 358 (0)2 941 55555 or email@example.com, or chat with them at their website: https://helpdesk.it.helsinki.fi/en).
Lectures combined with exercises.
If you feel you need to refresh your memory on basic statistics and have not used R before, the course is recommended (but not obligatory) to be completed before attending YEB-116 Data exploration, regression, GLM and GAM.