PVG0025 Introduction to programming in R, 2.0 Credits
No Level Indicated
Pass / Failed
The requirements for attaining different grades are described in the course assessment criteria which are contained in a supplement to the course syllabus. Current information on assessment criteria shall be made available at the start of the course.
MSc in Animal Science or Biology or equivalent knowledge.
After completing the course the student shall be able to 1) describe what R is and give examples on how R can be used in analysis of data, 2) read data into R from a file and write output to a file, 3) perform basic statistics and graphics in R, 4) use R scripts written by others and write their own shorter R scripts.
Introduction to R
Read input from a file
Write output to a file
Re-formatting a data file
Merging data files
Writing functions in R
Introduction to statistical modelling in R
Introduction to graphics in R
Formats and requirements for examination
Participation in at least 4 meetings
The course consists of five half-day meetings with lectures and computer exercises. In addition the students are expected to do individual work in between meetings. The students will bring their own computers to work on.
Tuition fee for non SLU PhD students: 2 000 SEK.
For application: https://www.slu.se/gs-vmas-courses
Department of Animal Breeding and Genetics