# R Crash Course

From OSSCOM

## Introduction

Learn the fundamentals of **R** the open source statistical computing and graphics environment and language.

**R** provides researchers and students with a wide variety of extensible data processing, statistical and graphical libraries.

This crash course is organized to be given as a series of seminars over the period of 4 days. Each day will include a practice session to practice some of the R commands.

Please use the accompanied datasets in order to be able to perform the associated exercises correctly.

## Course Materials

### Day 1

The following topics will be covered in this day:

- Introduction to R
- Introduction RStudio
- Simple Data Import / Export Functionalities
- Simple Statistical Operations Using R
- Using R Help

### Day 2

The following topics will be covered in this day:

- Introduction to R Programming
- R Data Types
- Control and Loop Structures
- R Functions
- Scoping

### Day 3

The following topics will be covered in this day:

- Creating Simple Graphs Using R
- Customizing Graphs

### Day 4

The following topics will be covered in this day:

- Introduction to ggplot2 plotting package