The benefit of using a programming language such as R is that we can automate repetitive tasks. This course covers the fundamental techniques such as functions, for loops and conditional expressions. By the end of this course, you will understand what these techniques are and when to use them. This is a one-day intensive course on R.
- Conditionals: using
else statements in R
- Functions: what a function is, how are they used, and how can we construct our own functions.
- Looping in R: an introduction to the concept of looping in R. In particular
- Help: The help system in R can at first glance appear daunting, however, after the initial shock, R’s documentation is second to none.
- Project structure: Practical tips on how to structure a project.