Introduction to “R” Software

  • Start Date: April 25, 2016
  • End Date: April 25, 2016
  • Time: 12:30-4:30
  • City: Revelstoke, BC
  • Venue: The Regent Hotel, Selkirk Room
  • Instructor: Dr. Carl Schwarz

Course Description

New to R?

The purpose of this 1/2 day workshop was to give participants and introduction to R/RStudio so that you can take full advantage of the subsequent 3 day course:  Stats Refresher for Biologists in “R”, see HERE for details. This course may also be taken on it’s own.

Course content

  • R/Rstudio – mechanics of using
  • Libraries
  • Basic R syntax and concepts
  • Basic input/output
  • Basic data structures (Data frames)
  • Basic ggplot (creating graphs)
  • Basic model fitting (lm), getting output (method functions), plotting (ggplot)



Dr. Carl Schwarz, Department of Statistics and Actuarial Science, Simon Fraser University. Carl has taught  many courses with CMI, and is back by popular request!  Learn more about Carl here, and feel free to contact him with your questions at



Course fees were $98.00



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