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R Programming for beginners

Description

The programming language ‘R’ is one of the two most important languages used by data scientists, statisticians as well as Predictive Analytics and Big Data Analytics practitioners. R is also regarded as one of the first data science programming language to learn.


Back by popular demand, this is our 2nd run of Programming with R for beginners.


About the Course:

Designed for newcomers to the language of R, this 2-day bootcamp covers the R ecosystem and core elements of the language, so you attain the foundations for becoming an R user. Topics include common tools for data import, manipulation, export and data visualising. If time allows, other topics will be covered: web scraping using R.

Through this course, you will learn:

- Basics syntax, most popular functions/libraries in R programming
- Regression and Basic Analytics in R
- A Statistics Refresher
- Visualising Data
- Web scraping with R (bonus task)


Course Syllabus

Day1

Part I. R language

· Basic Syntax

· Data Types

· Data Structures

· Arithmetic Operators

· Logical Operators


Part II Data Handling

· Input and Output

· Data Cleaning

· Make Function (Hands-on example)

· Built-in Function (Hands-on example)


Day 2

Part I. Regression Models

· Simple Linear Regression (Hands-on example)

· Multiple Linear Regression (Hands-on example)

· Logistic Linear Regression (Hands-on example)


Part II. Graphics

· Basic Visualization Functions

· Higher Level Package (eg ggplot2)


Part III. Web scape(bonus)

· Basic html/css

· Rvest (Hands-on example)


Who Should Attend:
Anyone keen to enter the field of Data Science. No programming background is required.



About Your Instructor
Pang Long graduated from NUS and is currently a research assistant at the NUS School of Public Health. A trained computational biologist and biostatistician, Pang Long uses R extensively for his healthcare related research.

Note: You need bring your own laptop, installation instruction will be provided after signup :)


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Sep 2 - Sep 3, 2017
[ Sat ] - [ Sun ]
9:30 AM - 5:00 PM SGT
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CodingGirls Singapore
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