Introduction to Programming using R (7,5 ECTS)

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Compulsory Courses

Introduction to computers. Basic principals of programming. Introduction to R, basic elements of the software, command and window environment. Arithmetic operations. Objects. Loop Commands and Syntax (for, while, repeat). Creating Programmes. Lists of results. Special commands. Graphs and figures, multiple graphs. Functions, Functions with multiple output. 

Recommended Reading

  • Crawley, M. (2007). The R Book. 1st edition, Wiley.
  • Venables, W.N. and Ripley B.D. (2010). Modern Applied Analysis with S. 4th Edition. Springer.
  • Chambers, J.M. (2008). Software for Data Analysis: Programming with R. Springer; Corr. 2nd printing edition.
  • Braun, W.J. and Murdoch, D.J. (2008). A First Course in Statistical Programming with R. 1st  edition, Cambridge University Press.
  • Jones, O., Maillardet, R. and Robinson, A. (2009). Introduction to Scientific Programming and Simulation Using R. 1st Edition, Chapman and Hall/CRC.
  • Δ. Φουσκάκης (2013). Ανάλυση Δεδομένων με Χρήση της R . Εκδόσεις Τσότρας. Αθήνα.
  • Crawley, M. (2014) Εισαγωγη στη στατιστική ανάλυση με την R (ελληνική μετάφραση). Εκδόσεις Broken Hill. 

(old title: Introduction to programming with R, S-plus)