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training duration icon R - Statistical Analysis with Graphics using R

Duration: 4 Days
Delivery Type: Classroom
Target Audience: Data Analysts
Course Number: 1000024
Method: Lecture with examples and exercises.
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A. Introduction to graphics in R

[Duration: 0.25 Days] Introduction to the lattice package - Multipanel conditioning - The "trellis"" object and its properties: the formula, data, conditioning and various plots/tiles in one diagram - Dimension and physical layout - Grouped displays - Annotation: Captions, labels, and legends

B. Graphics for Univariate Distributions

[Duration: 0.75 Days] Density Plot - Histograms - Normal Q–Q plots - The empirical CDF (Cumulative Distribution Function) - Box-and-whisker plots - Strip plots - Working with small and large datasets

C. Graphics for Multivariate Distributions

[Duration: 0.5 Days] Displaying Multiway Tables: Dot plots, Bar charts, Visualizing categorical data - Scatter Plots and Extensions - Trivariate Displays: Three-dimensional scatter plots, Surfaces and two-way tables

D. Advanced Graphical Parameters of the lattice Package

[Duration: 0.5 Days] The parameter system: Themes and devices - Plot Coordinates and Axis Annotation: Axis annotations (ticks and labels), Limits and aspect ratio, Scale components and the axis function, Labels and Legends - Data Manipulation: Combining data sources, Subsetting, Ordering levels of categorical variables, Manipulating the "trellis" Object

E. Introduction to graphics using ggplot2

[Duration: 0.5 Days] Datasets - Basic use - Colour, size, shape and other aesthetic attributes - Plot geometries - Components of the layered ggplot2 grammar: Layers, Scales, Coordinate system, Faceting

F. Visualization in ggplot2

[Duration: 1 Day] Layers - Overall layering strategy - Aesthetic mappings - Creating a plot - Basic plot types - Displaying distributions - Dealing with overplotting - Surface plots - Drawing maps - Revealing uncertainty - Statistical summaries - Annotating a plot

G. Optimizing plots for publication and presentation

[Duration: 0.5 Days] Themes - Customising scales and geoms - Multiple plots on the same page

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