Statistical programming using r - sta538

Course Objectives

  • To learn basic programming skills in R such as for loops, if statements, function construction, using internal packages and more.
  •  To develop methods for simulating data in a variety of situations.
  • To learn how to read/write data files and plot figures used for simulation studies.
  • To develop skills for analyzing and interpreting R output in applications of statistical methods to problems in many fields of science.

Course Topics

  • Advanced Plotting and Programming (For Loops, Writing Functions, Missing Data, Tables).
  • Distributions and Statistical Analyses (ANOVA, Regression, Categorical, Nonparametric Methods).
  • Simulations, Markov Chains, Monte Carlo Methods.

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