This course provides an easy introduction to programming in R for those who have little or no programming experience. Topics include understanding file formats, basic R syntax, and how to use text editors to write code. You will learn to read in files, use symbols and assignments, and iterate simple loops, and the course closes with a discussion of data structures (including vectors and data frames) and subsetting.
Dr. Tal Galili
Dr. Tal Galili has unbounded enthusiasm for teaching and sharing his expertise in R and statistics. He's a Lecturer at Tel Aviv University in Israel, taught courses in introduction to computer science with R and various statistics courses. Tal has received multiple awards for his teaching there. In addition to writing peer-reviewed articles, Tal is also an active blogger in the R and statistics communities. He's the founder of R-bloggers, a meta-blog which serves over 45,000 subscribers by aggregating R related posts from over 700 blogs. He has published several R packages, and writes the blog R-statistics himself.