R Course Outline

History and Overview of R

Getting started with the R interface

R Nuts and Bolts

Getting Data In and Out of R

Using the readr Package

Using Textual and Binary Formats for Storing Data

Interfaces to the Outside World

Subsetting R Objects

Vectorized Operations

Dates and Times

Managing Data Frames with the dplyr package

Control Structures


Scoping Rules of R

Coding Standards for R

Loop Functions


Profiling R Code


Data Analysis Case Study: Changes in Fine Particle Air Pollution in the U.S