data science with r

Need an Introduction to R Programming?

R LogoAre you looking to learn the basics of the R programming language and discover more about the field of data science? The upcoming Data Science Workshop Series: Introduction to R Programming will provide the foundations for using R in data science. 

In this workshop, Michael Hahsler, OIT’s Data Science Researcher in Residence, will show how to replace repetitive tasks through scripting and how machine learning with R can be used in your area. Starting Wednesday, February 5, 2020, the four-session course will also cover using R Studio, programming basics, the R syntax, functions, vectorization, importing/exporting data (CSV, Excel), cleaning data, and basic visualizations.

To find out more and to register, please visit For questions about library workshops, contact Megan Heuer at

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Ian Aberle

Ian Aberle is an Adobe Creative Educator and the Senior IT Communications Specialist & Trainer for the Office of Information Technology (OIT). For over 25 years, he has helped the SMU community use technology and implement digital and web media through multiple roles with the Digital Commons, SMU STAR Program, and now OIT. Ian enjoys photography and road trips with his family in his free time.