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Introductory course to the use of R for statistics


R is a free software environment for statistical computing and graphics which is being more are more widespread. The aim of this course is to give an introduction to R to people that has never used R . By the end of the course, the participants should be able to do the following in R: Import/export data bases to/from R, manage data sets, carry out basic statistical analysis with R, draw high quality graphs and, program specific functions.

INSTRUCTORS: Dr. Klaus Langohr (Universitat Politécnica de Catalunya, Spain) and Dr. Joan Valls (Biomedical Research Institute of Lleida, Spain).

DATES: September 1-4, 2014; 30 teaching hours.

PLACE: Premises of Sabadell of the Institut Català de Paleontologia Miquel Crusafont, Sabadell, Barcelona (Spain).

Organized by: Transmitting Science and the Institut Catalá de Paleontologia Miquel Crusafont. More information: http://www.transmittingscience.org/courses/stats/intro-r/ or writing to courses@transmittingscience.org


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