[clug] Learning 'R'. Any courses in Canberra? Other resources?

Tessa Jensen this.is.tess at gmail.com
Tue Jul 9 18:41:16 MDT 2013

Coursera runs a decent course on R (next one starting in September)

However if you don't want to wait that long - the course videos are already
available as listed here:

Good luck,

Tessa Jensen

On Wed, Jul 10, 2013 at 9:01 AM, Ben Davies <bdcrux at gmail.com> wrote:

> On 9 July 2013 18:25, steve jenkin <sjenkin at canb.auug.org.au> wrote:
> > I need to bang around some figures and produce graphs and probably need
> > to learn 'R'.
> >
> > Can anybody suggest how I might learn 'R'??
> >
> > I've struggled with the built-in help files and this is my second go at
> > doing something useful with it.
> This sounds familiar. From some very sporadic use, I recall the built
> in doco tended to be sparse. I also had some trouble finding some
> decent doco - compared to languages like Python and C where there are
> tons of tutorials. In the end, I think it was a matter of searching
> for odds and ends and gradually hacking together a script until it
> worked. No doubt I missed out on various language features...
> There is a Canberra R user's group:
> http://www.meetup.com/Canberra-R-Users-Group/
> I assume someone there would know a lot more than I   :-)
> cheers,
> Ben
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