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Programming in R for Data Science

Microsoft via edX

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This course is part of the Microsoft Professional Program Certificate in Data Science.

In this computer science course from Microsoft, developed in collaboration with the Technical University of Denmark (DTU), get the knowledge and skills you need to use R, the statistical programming language for data scientists, in the field of your choice.

In this course you will learn all you need to get up to speed with programming in R. Explore R data structures and syntaxes, see how to read and write data from a local file to a cloud-hosted database, work with data, get summaries, and transform them to fit your needs. Plus, find out how to perform predictive analytics using R and how to create visualizations using the popular ggplot2 package.


Section 1: Introduction
Section 2: Functions
Section 3: Control flow and Loops
Section 4: Working with Vectors and Matrices
Section 5: Reading in Data
Section 6: Writing Data
Section 7: Reading from SQL Server
Section 8: Working with Data
Section 9: Manipulating Data
Section 10: Simulation
Section 11: Linear model
Section 12: Graphics in R

Taught by

Anders Stockmarr


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