QCBS Symposium 2013

English workshop December 10, 2013 (FREE for QCBS members, Non-QCBS students 50$ (priority for those registered in the conferenceProfessional non-QCBS members 100$ (priority for those registered in the conference). Register here.

In collaboration with Montreal R User groups, we will be the official provider of introductory R workshops. Before coming to to the workshop, please have a look at the getting started with R document.


Section 1: Intro to R

  •     The R command line
  •     Using R as a calculator
  •     Objects
  •     Functions
  •     Seeking help
  •     Installing packages

Section 2: Data and Projects in R-Studio

  •     Creating a project in R-Studio
  •     Creating data that is appropriate for use with R
  •     Data formats
  •     Common mistakes
  •     Looking at your data
  •     Exporting data


Section 3: Publication Quality Plotting in R

  •     Your first (great) R plot
  •     Grammar of graphics
  •     More advanced plots
  •     Available plot elements and when to use them
  •     Saving a plot
  •     Fine tuning your plot
  •     Themes

Section 4: A la Carte (time permitting) !

Check back here for slides and accompanying material for this workshop.

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