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UCLA Department of Statistics Course 102A Introduction to Computational Statistics with R Part I: Definition and Use of R Jan de Leeuw September 27, 2010 Jan de Leeuw 102A_1 UCLA Department of Statistics This course will discuss programming in R , computational statistics in R . The general idea is to work through a number of projects. On the computational statistics side we will discuss floating point, numerical linear algebra, matrix computations, optimization. On the R side we will discuss R interfaces, R resources, R packages, R symbols, R sessions, R (functional) programming, R I/O, and perhaps using C from R . Jan de Leeuw 102A_1 UCLA Department of Statistics The web-site for this course is http://public.me.com/jdeleeuw/courses/stat102AF10 This has the latest version of the handouts and overheads in pdf and L A T E X, as well as supplementary material (code, graphics, movies, and documentation). The mailing list is stat102AF10@stat.ucla.edu and you can subscribe to this list at http://lists.stat.ucla.edu/mailman/listinfo/stat102AF10 Jan de Leeuw 102A_1 UCLA Department of Statistics What is R ? R is a software environment for statistical computing and graphics. R
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