R for Data Science

R for Data Science15.11.2023 09:00 - 12:00 (Wed)TUM Graduate School: Boltzmannstraße 17, 85748 Garching bei München, Raum E003Dr. Stephan Haug
R for Data Science22.11.2023 09:00 - 12:00 (Wed)onlineDr. Stephan Haug
R for Data Science06.12.2023 09:00 - 12:00 (Wed)onlineDr. Stephan Haug
R for Data Science13.12.2023 09:00 - 12:00 (Wed)onlineDr. Stephan Haug
R for Data Science20.12.2023 09:00 - 12:00 (Wed)onlineDr. Stephan Haug
R, data management, visualisations, tidyverse
Course Description: 

In this learning-by-doing course, the participants will be introduced to how to get started in R. In particular, the course will give a guide into the tidyverse, a collection of R packages designed for data science. After introducing each topic, the participants will work on hands-on exercises.

Course aims: 
  • Being able to use the base R system
  • Know the options available in the tidyverse
  • Being able to do data management steps using dplyr
  • Being able to create visualisations using ggplot2
  • Know how to import data with readr
Teaching methods: 

Presentation of topics, Hands-on exercises sessions

This course fits doctoral candidates in the following phase: 

At the beginning of the doctorate │ during the doctorate 

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Technical requirements: 

Please bring your laptop.

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What participants say about this course: 
  • Hands on course, lots of possibilities for exercising and learning by doing, very good support of the lecturer.
  • The individual tasks to solve were helpful to learn and internalize the learned and learn some new tricks.
  • The exercises were very useful and the course had a good set-up in general (room, small group, teacher helping with small bugs straight away).
Fachübergreifende Veranstaltung
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Graduate School Geschäftsstelle
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Financial contribution: 
40 Euro
Dr. Stephan Haug

Dr. Stephan Haug is head of statistical consulting at TUM and member of the Mathematics Department. He has been teaching R courses in different variations for the TUM Graduate School since 2010.