Ph.D. Program in Oceanography and Global Change at the Canary Islands, Spain

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Introduction to R

First Year. Optional course.

Introduction to R.

# hours: 30


This course aims to teach R language, as the statistical treatment of the data is an essential issue that every researcher should know. This course provides the knowledge for programming in R and use this knowledge to apply existing models and statistical tools or create your own statistical model. In addition, this tool provides the graphical representation of the statistical treatment effectively.


  • Introduction to R
  • Use of R with XEmacs+ESS
  • Objects
  • Import/Export data
  • Charts with R
  • Programming with R
  • Practical examples