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R is a scripting language for statistical data manipulation and analysis. R is an open source package available under GNU license at no cost. R competes with SPSS, another very well-known statistical package used heavily in many industries. Statistics is used in every part of business data processing and prediction. Data captured by web analytics services need statistics. Statistics is also the foundation of predictive analytics. R business applications include correlation, regression, hypothesis testing, and all inference testing. This course will focus on R programming which is used for solving business problems related to basic math and statistics. First, all relevant math concepts will be reviewed. This will include functions, regression, descriptive and inferential statistics, and matrix operations. All these basic math problems will be solved using R. The programmatic interface and graphic capabilities of R will also be explored. In the end, several real-world business problems will be solved using R.
Prerequisite: Basic math, statistics, functions matrix and basic programming.
Ash Pahwa, Ph.D., is an educator, entrepreneur, and technology visionary with over 25 years of industry experience. He is the founder of "A+ Web Services" www.apluswebservices.com which provides internet marketing and web analytics services. His expertise includes search engine optimization, web analytics, web programming, digital image processing, database management, digital video and data storage technologies. He developed cellAnalyst image analysis software for the Microsoft Windows/.NET platform. The "cellAnalyst" is also available as a web service. He developed iVision an image database management system for storage and retrieval of biomedical images based on metadata, annotation and content. iVision was developed under a research grant from National Institute of Health. He also taught a Digital Image Processing course at University of California, Irvine in winter of 2007. He earned his Ph.D. in Computer Science from the Illinois Institute of Technology in Chicago. He is listed in "Who's Who in the Frontiers of Science and Technology". His complete bio and CV is at www.ashpahwa.com.
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