This course is intended for experienced data analysts looking to unlock the power of R. Students should have at least one year of daily R use under their belts and a goal of using R as a serious statistical computing tool. This is an advanced course with an open, independent learning style. Students should be comfortable with a trial and error approach emphasizing good programming practices and the development of clear, concise code.
Dr. Hongcheng Li
Hongcheng Li is an instructor at Kent State University. He worked with SPSS China as a consultant and Director of Marketing. Formerly associate professor at Shanghai Finance University, he lectured on predictive data analysis and statistical software. He published three texts on data analysis, and two others on Java programming in Chinese. Dr. Li also translated several popular machine learning and R books into Chinese, including "R Cookbook", "Data Mining with R: Learning with Case Studies", "Advanced R" and "Machine Learning with R".