Getting Started with R for Data Science

Video description

Unleash the powerful capabilities of R to work effectively with data

About This Video

  • Find out how to load, analyze, and manipulate data from large datasets to make informed decisions

  • Be introduced to RStudio, R programming, as well as the tools available to mine data from social media

  • A tutorial with hands-on working examples of R programming

  • In Detail

    The R language is a powerful open source functional programming language. R is becoming the go-to tool for data scientists and analysts. Its growing popularity is due to its open source nature and extensive development community.

    This course will take you on a journey to become an efficient data science practitioner as you thoroughly understand the key concepts of R. Starting from the absolute basics, you will quickly be introduced to programming in R. You will see how to load data into R for analysis, and get a good understanding of how to write R scripts. We will delve into data types in R, and you'll gain the ability to read and write data to and from databases as well as files. You will also get to know how to perform basic analysis of the data.

    By the end of the course, you will know how data science can be applied in practical conditions.

    Product information

    • Title: Getting Started with R for Data Science
    • Author(s): Mykola Kolisnyk, Richard Skeggs
    • Release date: September 2016
    • Publisher(s): Packt Publishing
    • ISBN: 9781785884252