Data Science with R: Data Analysis and Visualization

at NYC Data Science Academy - Midtown

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Sat, Oct 26, 10:00am - Dec 07, 5:00pm (5 sessions)

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Midtown, Manhattan
500 8th Ave Ste 905
Btwn W 35th & W 36th Streets
New York, New York 10018
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Description
Class Level: Beginner
Age Requirements: 15 and older
Average Class Size: 15

What you'll learn in this data science course:

This course is a 35-hour program designed to provide a comprehensive introduction to R for Data Analysis and Visualization. You’ll learn how to load, save, and transform data as well as how to write functions, generate graphs, and fit basic statistical models with data. In addition to a theoretical framework in which to understand the process of data analysis, this course focuses on the practical tools needed in data analysis and visualization. By the end of the course, you will have mastered the essential skills of processing, manipulating and analyzing data of various types, creating advanced visualizations, generating reports, and documenting your codes.

Prerequisites
  • Basic knowledge about computer components
  • Basic knowledge about programming
Certificate
  • Certificates are awarded at the end of the program at the satisfactory completion of the course.
Syllabus

Unit 1: Basic Programming with R

Introduction to R
  • What is R?
  • Why R?
  • How to learn R
  • RStudio, packages, and the workspace
Basic R language elements
  • Data object types
  • Local data import/export
  • Introducing functions and control statements
In-depth study of data objects
Functions
Functional Programming

Unit 2: Basic Data Elements

Data transformation
  • Reshape
  • Split
  • Combine
Character manipulation
String manipulation
Dates and timestamps
Web data capture
API data sources
Connecting to an external database


Unit 3: Manipulating Data with “dplyr”
  • Subset, transform, and reorder datasets
  • Join datasets
  • Groupwise operations on datasets
Unit 4: Data Graphics and Data Visualization

Core ideas of data graphics and data visualization
R graphics engines
  • Base
  • Grid
  • Lattice
  • ggplot2
Big data graphics with ggplot2

Unit 5: Advanced Visualization

Customized graphics with ggplot2
  • Titles
  • Coordinate systems
  • Scales
  • Themes
  • Axis labels
  • Legends
Other plotting cases
  • Violin Plots
  • Pie charts
  • Mosaic plots
  • Hierarchical tree diagrams
  • scatter plots with multidimensional data
  • Time-series visualizations
  • Maps
  • R and interactive visualizations
Final Project
  • After 35 hours of structured lectures, students are encouraged to work on an exploratory data analysis project based on their own interests. A project presentation demo will be arranged afterwards.
Recommended Readings
  • R in a Nutshell, by Joseph Adler
  • R Graphics Cookbook: http://www.cookbook-r.com/Graphs/
  • Data Manipulation with R, by Phil Spector
School Notes: We offer a certification licensed by the NYS Board of Education.

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Refund Policy
We offer full refund if you are not happy with the first class and decide to drop it.

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10:00am - 5:00pm Michael Zhao & David Romoff 5 $2,080.50
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Sat, Nov 02 10:00am - 5:00pm Michael Zhao & David Romoff
Sat, Nov 16 10:00am - 5:00pm Michael Zhao & David Romoff
Sat, Nov 23 10:00am - 5:00pm Michael Zhao & David Romoff
Sat, Dec 07 10:00am - 5:00pm Michael Zhao & David Romoff
10:00am - 5:00pm Michael Zhao & David Romoff 5 $2,190
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Sat, Nov 02 10:00am - 5:00pm Michael Zhao & David Romoff
Sat, Nov 16 10:00am - 5:00pm Michael Zhao & David Romoff
Sat, Nov 23 10:00am - 5:00pm Michael Zhao & David Romoff
Sat, Dec 07 10:00am - 5:00pm Michael Zhao & David Romoff
10:00am - 5:00pm Michael Zhao & David Romoff 5 $2,080.50
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Sat, Jan 25 10:00am - 5:00pm Michael Zhao & David Romoff
Sat, Feb 01 10:00am - 5:00pm Michael Zhao & David Romoff
Sat, Feb 08 10:00am - 5:00pm Michael Zhao & David Romoff
Sat, Feb 15 10:00am - 5:00pm Michael Zhao & David Romoff

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