TDWI Orlando Conference

W2 Hands-on: Data Science with R

November 14, 2018

9:00 am - 5:30 pm

Duration: Full Day Course

Prerequisite: Attendees should have some coding experience, basic statistics, and will need to bring a laptop computer with RStudio installed prior to the session. When you register for the class you will receive detailed instructions for download and installation of RStudio.

R is an open source software environment for statistical computing and graphics and is very popular with data scientists. R is being used for data analysis, extracting and transforming data, fitting models, drawing inferences, making predictions, plotting, and reporting results. Learn how to use R basics, working with data frames, data reshaping, basic statistics, graphing, linear models, nonlinear models, clustering, and model diagnostics.

You Will Learn

  • How to configure the RStudio environment and load R packages
  • How to use R basics such as basic math, data types, vectors, and calling functions
  • How to use advanced data structures such as data frames, lists, and matrices
  • How to use R base graphics
  • How to use R basic statistics, correlation, and covariance
  • How to use linear models such as simple linear regression, logistic regression
  • How to use nonlinear models such as decision trees and random forests
  • How to apply clustering using k-means
  • How to complete model diagnostics

Geared To

  • Anyone interested in learning to use data mining techniques to find insights in data and who has at least some statistical and programming experience.

    Instructions will be emailed to registrants prior to the event to prepare your laptop BEFORE the conference. There is no time allotted in class for laptop preparation.

* Enrollment is limited to 40 attendees.

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TDWI Orlando

Walt Disney World® Swan Resort
Lake Buena Vista, FL
November 11–16, 2018

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