Tutorial Details: Introduction to R and S-PLUS
|Date:||Thursday, August 17, 2006, 01:00 pm - 03:00 pm|
|Instructor(s):||Haoyu Yu, MSI|
Statistics are very important to many scientific research projects. R and S-PLUS are powerful statistical computing languages and environments available at the Supercomputing Institute. Bell Laboratories developed the S language and the environment in the 1980s for data analysis. S was further developed into a commercial product called S-PLUS. R is a dialect of the S language.
This tutorial will demonstrate how to read and manipulate data in the R and S-PLUS environments. In addition, attendees will learn how to perform basic statistical analysis in R and how to produce graphics with the software packages.