R For Non-Data Nerds (Like Me) – Presentation Notes

Given at NoVA Code Camp 10/7/17

Slides

Powerpoint file used in the talk

https://github.com/danstalcup/RPresentation/blob/master/R%20for%20Non-Data%20Nerds.pptx

Try R

Quick and newbie-friendly tutorial. Get going in minutes!

http://tryr.codeschool.com/

R Studio

Most popular IDE. Maintained by R team. Runs “interactive” and “batch” modes.

https://www.rstudio.com/

“Nifty” R Code Snippets

Here are the code snippets used during the talk:

https://github.com/danstalcup/RPresentation/blob/master/nifty.txt

Russell Westbrook Points 16/17

Russell Westrbook’s points in each game during his MVP season.

32, 51, 33, 35, 20, 28, 14, 36, 29, 41, 33, 30, 30, 31, 34, 31, 36, 17, 27, 35, 28, 32, 27, 37, 20, 27, 26, 46, 42, 45, 31, 29, 21, 17, 30, 33, 49, 32, 21, 24, 21, 36, 24, 27, 38, 27, 45, 20, 27, 28, 38, 42, 27, 29, 47, 17, 38, 17, 41, 43, 45, 48, 29, 58, 23, 33, 25, 24, 28, 15, 18, 39, 37, 57, 32, 40, 12, 45, 23, 50, 5

https://github.com/danstalcup/RPresentation/blob/master/rwb.txt

Words in Harry Potter 1

List of all words used in the first Harry Potter book.

https://github.com/danstalcup/RPresentation/blob/master/hp1words.txt

Eleanor’s Reading List

The 286 board books we’ve read her.

https://github.com/danstalcup/RPresentation/blob/master/books.txt

Top 10 Frequency Function

R function for finding the top 10 most frequent occurrences of a string list, and their count.

https://github.com/danstalcup/RPresentation/blob/master/top10.R

Recommended Reading

The Art of R Programming – Norman Matloff

https://www.amazon.com/Art-Programming-Statistical-Software-Design/dp/1593273843

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