University of Technology Sydney

420046 Data Processing Using R

3cp; online, weekly
Requisite(s): 260776 Foundation of Business Analytics AND 260777 Data Processing Using SAS AND 570100 Data Ethics and Regulation AND 12 credit points of completed study in spk(s): CBK91894 12cp Foundation Option (Business Analytics)
These requisites may not apply to students in certain courses.
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Fields of practice: Programming Languages (Business Analytics program)



R is a very popular high-level programming language for doing data analytics, statistics and interactive visualisation. It is an interpreted, object-oriented and interactive scripting language. R’s high-level built-in data structures make it suitable for rapid application development. R's functional programming features make it a very expressive language. It is widely used for statistics, scientific and numeric computing, education, software development, and interactive visualisation applications. This subject covers the basics of using R, including programming constructs, packages and object-oriented programming. Useful R analysis procedures for data analytics are also introduced.

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Session 3, Online campus

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