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Introduction to Data Analysis with R-Studio (DS Commons, 3:00-4:30pm)

Introduction to Data Analysis with R-Studio

Are you a UVic student or Staff member and want to learn more about statistical and data analysis using RStudio? Are you a graduate student wondering how you’re going to analyze your research data? If so, then this hands-on workshop will give you an introduction to RStudio, which is a free and open-source tool for analyzing and visualizing your data. Once you’ve completed this session you’ll be able to:

  1. Entering and Saving Data/Files in R
  2. Installing packages, importing and exporting data
  3. Creating lists and tables (aka: matrices from vectors)
  4. Extracting data frame and matrix elements
  5. Manipulate matrix and descriptive statistics using the “summary” command
  6. Creating loops and introducing “For” statement
  7. Creating basic R plots using the “plot” command

No programming skills are required for this workshop; just an interest and/or a desire to learn. Before attending the orientation, please go to the following webpage and watch two short instructional videos and the R and RStudio software on your laptop:

Note: If you register using this online form your personal information will be retained by Eventbrite, a private company located outside of Canada. If you’d like to register for this class but keep your personal data within Canada, please email us and let us know the date and time of the session you would like to attend: dscommons@uvic.ca


Wednesday, March 14, 2018
3:00pm - 4:30pm
Mearns Centre for Learning
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