Introduction to R

Marisol Luna

R is an open source programming language and a software environment for statistical computing and graphics. This language is widely used in social sciences and its popularity has increased significantly in recent years. This introductory course will provide the elements to understand the programming language of R and its use in data analysis. Likewise, the participants will be taught how to install and configure the necessary software for statistical analysis and graphics generation. This course is suitable for people with little or non experience with R, but basic knowledge of statistical concepts is desirable

This short course is best combined with:

Introduction to Data management/Social media analysis.

Taking this short course will give you an edge if you want to enroll in this IPSA course(s):

Data Science /Social Media Analysis, Quantitative Methods for Policy Analysis y Survey Analysis.

Topics covered in this course:

  • R Programming Basic Concepts
  • Objects and Programming
  • Variable Management
  • Data Analysis
  • Graphs