Geog 9031: Introduction to R (2 days, 1.6 CEU)
This course serves as a basic introduction to R, a freely available statistical program widely used in professional, scientific, and academic communities. Course topics will include fundamentals of the R command-line interface, data management and manipulation, data visualization and graphics, basic spatial statistics, and modeling. Statistical tools available in ArcGIS will also be reviewed, and ArcGIS will be used to generate R input data and to process R output. It is recommended that students have had at least one statistics course and some experience with ArcGIS.