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NICF-Basic R Programming(SF) Lithan

Learn the R statistical programming language, the lingua franca of data science in this hands-on course.

Enrollment in this course is by invitation only

About This Module

This Module is part of the NICF-Diploma in Infocomm Technology(Data).

R is rapidly becoming the leading language in data science and statistics. Today, R is the tool of choice for data science professionals in every industry and field. Whether you are full-time number cruncher, or just the occasional data analyst, R will suit your needs.

This introduction to R programming course will help you master the basics of R. In seven sections, you will cover its basic syntax, making you ready to undertake your own first data analysis using R. Starting from variables and basic operations, you will eventually learn how to handle data structures such as vectors, matrices, data frames and lists. In the final section, you will dive deeper into the graphical capabilities of R, and create your own stunning data visualizations. No prior knowledge in programming or data science is required.

What makes this course unique is that you will continuously practice your newly acquired skills through interactive in-browser coding challenges using the DataCamp platform. Instead of passively watching videos, you will solve real data problems while receiving instant and personalized feedback that guides you to the correct solution.


What you'll learn

  • Introductory R language fundamentals and basic syntax
  • What R is and how it’s used to perform data analysis
  • Become familiar with the major R data structures
  • Create your own visualizations using R

Meet the instructors

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Filip Schouwenaars

Filip is the main course developer behind many of DataCamp's interactive courses. His courses and tutorials were already taken by thousands of students across the world. DataCamp has trained more than 250,000 data scientists who’ve completed over 3.7 million interactive exercises.

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Jonathan Sanito

Jonathan is a Senior Content Developer for Microsoft specializing in Data and Analytics online training. He has worked with trainings for developer and IT pro audiences, from Microsoft Dynamics NAV to Windows Active Directory.

  1. Course Number

  2. Classes Start

    Aug 18, 2021
  3. Classes End

    Sep 30, 2021
  4. Estimated Effort

    15 hours per week