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STS: R

Thursday, February 18 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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Attending STS Sessions Online

All Software Training for Students workshops sessions are currently being delivered remotely via Zoom. Our room can be accessed from the following link:

https://go.wisc.edu/stszoom

To attend the workshops, we recommend the following:

  1. Enroll in the STS Canvas Course (if you are not already enrolled)
  2. After enrolling, click the following link to join our Zoom room
  3. Recommended: Download the class files for the session by finding the corresponding workshop manual in the Modules section of the course.

Go to https://repo.miserver.it.umich.edu/cran/ and download R for the first time.
Go to https://rstudio.com/products/rstudio/download/ and download the free version of RStudio on your own machines. Follow the steps in the wizard and open up RStudio.

R is a free, open-source software and programming language for statistical computing and graphics. R is particularly popular for its graphical capabilities, but it is also prized for its GIS capabilities which make it relatively easy to generate raster-based models.

Topics Covered Include:

  • Setting up R and RStudio
  • Basic Syntax
  • Vectors
  • Matrix and DataFrames
  • Importing Data
  • Working with Data
  • Basic Charting and Plotting


Audience:

Anyone interested in learning the basics of R and R Studio


Prerequisites:

Basic computing skills


Note: Software Training for Students services are only available to currently registered undergraduate or graduate students of UW-Madison. Faculty, staff and former students are not eligible to attend our training workshops or consultations.

Details

Date:
Thursday, February 18
Time:
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Cost:
Free
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Venue

online

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Audience
Students
Primary Trainer
Hunter White
Assistant
Ryan Meeker
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