R: how to get started

We have developed a series of exercises to become familiar with the software R

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1. R for beginners

Welcome to the world of R!

This tutorial provides the basics of R for beginners. Our detailed instruction will start from the foundations including the installation of R and RStudio, the structure of R screen, and loading the data. Next, we introduce basic functions for data exploration and data visualization. Also, we illustrate how to do statistical analyses such as correlation analysis, multiple linear regression, t-test, and one-way analysis of variance (ANOVA) with easy and intuitive explanation.