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Using R to analyze your data

A quick guide to get you up, running, and computing with the statistical software R.

What is R?

R is a free, open source statistical programming language.  It is useful for data cleaning, analysis, and visualization.  It complements workflows that require the use of other software. 

You can read more about the language and find documentation on the R Project Website.

For installation instructions, please see the Installing R and RStudio page in the side menu.

If you are planning to attend an R workshop and would like to follow along on your own machine, please download both R and RStudio. If you already have them installed, please make sure that your versions are current.