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R Intro Training Registration - ASR

Training Room 2W31

399 Revolution Drive, Somerville, MA 02145

Thursday, August 15 from 9:30a.m.-4p.m.

Course Description

This training course targets research scientists who have no or little knowledge of R. This hands-on training will provide many examples and exercises. Below are the topics that we will study.

  • What is R? Why R?
  • What to use?
    • R console, Rstudio and Partners Rstudio
  • Data types / Basic operation
  • Vectorized operation
  • Control structures
  • Subsetting / Filter
  • Sort / Order
  • Match
  • Merge
  • Dates / Times
  • How to read and write in R
  • Plots
    • Basic R plots
    • ggplot2
  • How to install packages


  • Please do not register if you are not certain you can attend
  • Please do not register if you have used R before.


  1. Bring a laptop, either Windows or Mac.
  2. Request an ERISOne account in advance. Please fill the form ERISOne Account Request Form.

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