This course will introduce beginners to the best practices of coding and data analysis in the R programming language.
It is your first step towards a career in data science or data analysis.
Assistant Professor, MDAE
Dr. Sandhya Krishnan has taught data analytics and R programming at various places across India, and to a wide range of audiences including undergraduate and graduate students, faculty and other professionals. She believes that interesting stories are hidden behind numbers and anyone with a flair for numbers and the right training in data analytics can unravel these stories and present them to the world. She holds a Ph.D. from the University of Amsterdam and an MA in Economics from the University of Mumbai.
Introduction to R console and editor, idea of packages in R
Types of data- integers, characters, numeric, logical, factor, dates, etc.
Types of objects: lists, vectors, matrices, data-frames, etc.
Creating and working with simple vectors
Merging vectors into a single data set
Basic mathematical and statistical operations- Calculating measures of central tendency and dispersion
Importing data from an excel sheet into R and exporting data from R to excel
Handling missing values
Writing functions, if-else statements and generating loops
Introducing the basic plot function- scatter plots, lines, steps, box plots
Adding parameters to the basic plot function- creating legends, adding background colors, grid lines, viewing multiple graphs in a single pane, etc.
Bar plots, histograms, pie charts
Quintiles, Percentiles, Q-Q plots
Probability - counting, generating random variables, discrete and continuous probability functions
Create a financial model connecting dietary patterns to diabetes across states in India
If the level of education is favorable towards a particular gender, how will you represent it with visual aid??
It is required to understand whether the current pandemic and the shift in mode of learning has affected the grades of the students. How would you comment on the issue (with confidence and conviction) based on your data?
The Census of India publishes data on the distance of each village to the closest town. How would you identify and count the number of missing values in this data and then summarize it at the district level to obtain mean, median and standard deviation of the distance to closest town?
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