Introduction to R

Content: R is a programming language and environment for statistical data analysis and graphics. The system has established itself as a kind of standard in the world of "Statistical Computing" and is used worldwide, especially in the field of application-oriented research statistics. The software is freely available and there are numerous extensions for different application areas in the form of add-on packages. The lecture gives an introduction to the R language, with special focus on the concepts of "array" orientation and functional programming especially for applications in data analysis. Additionally, basic concepts for the implementation and analysis of simple statistical models with R are presented. Statistical graphics is another main topic.

Target Group: Students and employees who are confronted with statistical calculations in their scientific work and need knowledge in a flexible programming environment

General Studies: creditable

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