University of Technology Sydney

42046 Data Processing Using R

3cp; 3 intensive face-to-face sessions, alongside online material as necessary
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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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Autumn session, City campus

Spring session, City campus

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