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R Programming Classes

R is a programmable environment to analyze data. It can pull data from a variety of sources and help you create visualizations. It supports command-line scripting that allows you to more easily reuse your work for other analysis and handle more complex situations. Learn to use this software tool by taking an instructor-led class from the Computer Education & Training Center at UMSL. [More on R]

Introduction to R

(Prerequisite: Intermediate Applications of SQL or equivalent experience.) Discover how to glean insights and meaning from your data using the R programming data analysis tool. Understand RStudio terminology and how to navigate the interface. Discover how to connect to various data sources and gather data you need. Learn to write R modules that access data from multiple sources, generate output, and manipulate different kinds of R objects. Understand how to represent data with different visualization types and do basic calculations. Topics include terminology, data layout, pulling basic stats from your data frame, understanding your data object's structure, understanding factors, and extracting summaries. Additional topics include working with slices or subsets of data.
Fee: $279

One-Day Class Meets 8:30am-4:00pm (6.5 hours)
Code Date Location Instructor
E8300 Tues., Nov. 14West CountyMark Ratliff

If you would like to register for a course, call (314) 984-9000 or register online.

Classes are also available in SQL (Structured Query Language) commands which can be used in a variety of client/server database systems.