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Computing for Data Analysis


Provider
coursera

Price
Free

School
Johns Hopkins University

Type
University

Instructor
Roger Peng

Categories
Mathematics, Health

Duration
4 weeks

Format
Video

Language
English

Description
In this course you will learn how to program in R and how to use R for effective data analysis. You will learn how to install and configure software necessary for a statistical programming environment, discuss generic programming language concepts as they are implemented in a high-level statistical language. The course covers practical issues in statistical computing which includes programming in R, reading data into R, creating informative data graphics, accessing R packages, creating R packages with documentation, writing R functions, debugging, and organizing and commenting R code. Topics in statistical data analysis and optimization will provide working examples.