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Introduction to the R Programming and Graphing Environment for Advanced Excel Users

June 14, 2013
Biostatistics and Bioinformatics Short Course

Presented by Les Klimczak


Time: 1:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Room: NIEHS Rall 101A


Abstract: This course is targeted toward biologists who have achieved high proficiency in Excel and are facing its limitations with regard to automatic processing and analysis of large-scale datasets. The R programming language will be introduced as a more powerful alternative with emphasis on explaining the distinctions of operating in a command-driven environment. Basic data processing and analysis steps in R will be presented in comparison with their equivalents in Excel. Programmatic generation of graphs in R will be introduced as well.

  • PowerPoint slides AND example data for the course available here in zipped file(3MB) . Right-Click to download the zip file and then extract it. Please read and follow the instructions in Rsetup.txt before you arrive at the class.

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