Video: Getting staRted with R: An accelerated primer by Lyndon Walker – Melbourne R Users

June 22, 2012
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(This article was first published on R User Groups, and kindly contributed to R-bloggers)

This post shares the video from a talk presented on June 20 2012 by Dr
Lyndon Walker (
http://www.meetup.com/MelbURN-Melbourne-Users-of-R-Network/events/53962722/”>see Meetup page
).
The talk was titled “Getting staRted with R: An accelerated primer”.

To quote the outline of the talk :

R is a brilliant piece of software but learning it by yourself, particularly
if you have not used command line software before, can be daunting. This
presentation is aimed at introducing beginner to intermediate users of R to
some of the basic features of the program (through to programming a basic
function). Experienced R users are also encouraged to attend to help share
their knowledge and help the first-timers.

This presentation will be interactive, so if you are able to bring a laptop
with R ( http://cran.r-project.org/ ) already installed this will help you
participate (but is not mandatory). Two other handy pieces of software are
the R Studio development interface ( http://rstudio.org/ ) and the Tinn-R
text editor ( http://sourceforge.net/projects/tinn-r/ ), both of which help
you to organise and save your R code.

Lyndon Walker has been using R for nearly half his life. He studied and worked
at the UniveRsity of Auckland, the birthplace of R, and is currently a Senior
Lecturer in Applied Statistics at Swinburne University of Technology in
Melbourne.

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