Programming R for Analytics
An introduction to R, a widely used statistical programming language. Students will learn to import, export and manipulate different data types, analyze datasets using common statistical methods, design, construct and interpret statistical models, produce a variety of different customized graphical outputs, create scripts and generate reproducible reports. There will be a focus on using this experience to apply these skills in public policy areas.
Prerequisites: 91-801 Statistical Methods for Managers, or 95-796 Statistics for IT Managers
A good knowledge of statistics is preferred, but this course is focused on anyone wanting to learn the basics of the R language and how to use the tools R offers to be able to do basic data analysis, statistical calculations, create graphical output and generate reproduceable reports using R Markdown.
91-801 Statistical Methods for Managers, or 95-796 Statistics for IT Managers