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Course: Getting started with R

carlo pecoraro, May 11, 2018

R is extremely powerful, free of charge and open source. Despite these benefits, many avoid R, or struggle with it, as writing computer code to do any operation -- a requirement in R -- is at first both difficult and intimidating.

We will run an introductive R course in Berlin (18-22 June 2018) with Dr. Alexandre Courtiol (IZW, Berlin)

This course aims at overcoming those challenges by providing solid basics in R. At the end of the course, participants should feel much more at ease writing a computer script in the R language which covers the entire spectrum of a statistical analysis: reading data, editing them, plotting them, and analysing them.

This course is aimed at scientists from quantitative sciences (e.g. biology, epidemiology, psychology...). It has been created with biologists in mind but it should accommodate scientists from other disciplines. No previous experience with R is required. Participants should have a basic familiarity with statistical terms and concepts.

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