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Introduction to R for Data Science

Purdue University via FutureLearn

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  • Provider FutureLearn
  • $ Cost Free Online Course (Audit)
  • Session Finished
  • Language English
  • Certificate Paid Certificate Available
  • Effort 4 hours a week
  • Start Date
  • Duration 4 weeks long

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Work with airline data to learn the fundamentals of the R platform.

We live in a data driven world. So how can we make the most of it? Have you ever wondered how data-driven decisions are made?

This course will use airline data to demonstrate key concepts involved in the analysis of big data. In this course you will learn how to use the R platform to manage data. The course serves as an introduction to the R software. It lays the foundation for anyone to begin studying data science and its applications, or to prepare learners to take more advanced courses related to data science, such as machine learning and computational statistics.

This course is for anyone who is interested in discovering more about data. Beginners in using R are welcome. Prior experience is not required.

You will need to download, install, and use the R platform. A desktop or laptop computer is also needed to take this course as opposed to a mobile device.

Taught by

Mark D. Ward

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Silveira H
5.0 11 months ago
by Silveira completed this course, spending 4 hours a week on it and found the course difficulty to be easy.
Loved the course!

It is a smooth introduction to R with a practical twist.

The teacher makes it feel easy, although R requires some study, especially if one does not have a programming background..
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