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Monday, September 28 • 10:00am - 12:00pm
R Bootcamp: Introduction to the R Programing Language

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This R boot camp will cover the fundamentals of the R language with the goal of getting participants to the level where they can get data into the R environment, conduct an exploratory data analysis in R, build linear models and perform standard machine learning tasks such as clustering and classification analyses. The boot camp will begin by orienting participants to the R universe, show where to go for help and point out additional resources for continued learning. Technical content covered will include (1) R syntax and language organization, (2) the fundamentals of R data structures and functions (3) data manipulation and visualization, (4) basic statistical models and (5) running machine learning algorithms in R. No prior experience with R is required. However, some experience with another programming language, statistics or machine learning would be helpful.

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Joseph Rickert

Program Manager, Microsoft
Joseph is a Program Manager at Microsoft having come to Microsoft with the acquisition of Revolution Analytics. He is a data scientist and R language evangelist passionate about analyzing data and teaching people about R. He is a regular contributor to the Revolutions blog and an organizer of the Bay Area R Users Group. Joseph is a long-time Silicon Valley start-up guy with experience building statistical models in industries as diverse as... Read More →


Monday September 28, 2015 10:00am - 12:00pm
DataWeek Stage 2

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