Monday, October 03, 2011 14h-16hCorey Chivers ## Topics- Opening R for the first time
- Using R-Studio: getting to know the Interface
- R is a calculator (doing math in R)
- Basic R commands and functions
- Storing & retrieving values
- Adding packages to R
- Working with "R objects"
- Getting Help
## Learning Objectives- Use appropriate terms for the R programming language & concepts
- Perform simple math in R
- Work with simple data objects in R
- Use common R commands
- Access & Read Documentation (Help)
- How to find help when you can't help yourself
## PrerequisitesWe do not expect you to have any familiarity with R for this first workshop. You will need to be comfortable with some basic computer tasks, such as: - downloading files from a web page.
- installing software
- browsing & opening files on your computer (or windows if you want to use one of the computers in the lab)
- using a keyboard (& mouse)
- familiarity with common symbols & punctuation marks.
at least 20 minutes before it starts and we will help you out.## Slides## CreditsThis introductory workshop draws on material originally designed and presented by Jonathan Whiteley |

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