Number-Crunching in R

A gentle yet thorough introduction to data manipulation in R


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Course Description

Taught by a Stanford-educated, ex-Googler and an IIT, IIM - educated ex-Flipkart lead analyst. This team has decades of practical experience in quant trading, analytics and e-commerce.

This course is an introduction to the R programming language. R has it's own set of data structures that takes some getting used to. Familiarize yourself with the intricacies of data manipulation in R.

What's Covered:

Data Analysis with R: Datatypes and Data structures in R, Vectors, Arrays, Matrices, Lists, Data Frames, Reading data from files, Aggregating, Sorting & Merging Data Frames

Data Visualization in R: Line plot, Scatter plot, Bar plot, Histogram, Scatterplot matrix, Heat map, Packages for Data Visualisation : Rcolorbrewer, ggplot2

Descriptive Statistics: Mean, Median, Mode, IQR, Standard Deviation, Frequency Distributions, Histograms, Boxplots

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What are the requirements?

  • No prerequisites : We start from basics and cover everything you need to know. We will be installing R and RStudio as part of the course and using it for most of the examples.

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Harness R and R packages to read, process and visualize data
  • Understand the intricacies of all the different data structures in R
  • Use descriptive statistics to perform a quick study of some data and present results

What is the target audience?

  • Yep! Folks who've worked mostly with tools like Excel and want to learn how to use R for statistical analysis

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Loonycorn is comprised of a couple of individuals —Janani Ravi and Vitthal Srinivasan—who have honed their tech expertises at Google and Stanford. The team believes it has distilled the instruction of complicated tech concepts into funny, practical, engaging courses, and is excited to be sharing its content with eager students.

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