In this course you will continue your introduction to R programming. You will learn how R works with numeric vectors, and how to deal with special values. You will start working with R to handle text data, and learn about regular expressions, dates, classes, and generic functions, as well as matrices, data frames, and lists. Some prior programming experience and some familiarity with an installed R system is required.
Mr. Joris Meys
Joris Meys is a statistical consultant in the Biostatistics Department at the University of Ghent. He is the co-author (with Andrie de Vries) of R for Dummies (Wiley, 2012). Joris is an accomplished R programmer, and produces R packages both for specific research projects and, via R-Forge, R packages for more general application. His statistical expertise is in the areas of ecotoxicology, analysis of environmental data, clinical researchand meta analysis.