Western Libraries

R Workshops (Statistics Package)

February 11, 2015

Written by:  Vince Gray

Workshop: An Introduction to R

R is a popular open source statistical package for data analytics and graphics that is widely used in both academia and industry. According to a recent survey, it is the most used statistical programming language and the 13th overall for all programming languages. It is available for free download from http://cran.ca.r-project.org for use on Windows, Mac OS X, and Linux (there's even a version on Android).

This course is a half day introduction to R will be led by PhD Candidates in the Department of Statistical & Actuarial Sciences and will be offered twice (9am-12pm on Feb 17 and Feb 18) in the Weldon Instruction Room (ground floor, The D.B. Weldon Library).

For more information on the workshop or to register, please visit the workshop website:

 Note: A non-refundable fee of $25 is required to hold your spot in the workshop.