Getting Started with R
(and Why You Might Want to)
Instructor: Kim Love

Kim discusses the use of R statistical software for data manipulation, calculation, and graphical display.

Ever wonder if tackling R is a good idea?

It has a lot of advantages, but a few challenges as well.

A long-time SAS and SPSS user, instructor Kim Love took up R a few years ago, and has since run with it.

In this webinar, Kim will lay it all out for you: the good, the bad, and the useful resources of R.

Covered in this webinar:

1.
What is the R Project, CRAN, and RStudio. Where did it all come from and why is it set up the way it is?
2.
An overview of the most popular R interfaces--R Studio--and some of its helpful features
3.
How to download packages and load them in their sessions
4.
How to update R and RStudio on a regular basis
5.
An introduction to a point-and-click interface that writes the code for you.  This is a great way to get started or to pick up R after a hiatus: R commander
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