Introduction to R

Summary of Week 1 of the FutureLearn course on Introduction to R for Data Science (Purdue University).

I used R to analyse the data for my dissertation but I have gone rusty since then (as I found out when doing the data analysis MOOC) and this is my attempt to keep my skills sharp! 

Why R? R is an industry-standard tool in the field of data science, and allows for robust data analysis. Week 1 went through the basics of importing data in R, extracting the head and tail of a data set, creating subsets, and identifying properties of the data set.

Done!

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