27 - 28 March 2014

Introduction to R

CO:STA Workshop by Matthias Orlowski (HU Berlin)

R is a powerful, free and open source programming language for data manipulation, analysis and graphing. The course provides a basic understanding of the guiding principles of data analysis with R. Participants will learn the basics of R’s syntax and grammar. By the end of the course, they will be able to perform their own data analysis including data exploration, visualization and simulation.


Venables, W. N., D.M. Smith and the R Core Team (2012): An Introduction to R. CRAN.

Muenchen, R.A. and J.M. Hilbe (2010): R for Stata Users. Springer. 

Wickham, H. (2009): ggplot2. Elegant Graphics for Data Analysis. Springer.