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Workshop: Basic Data Visualization with R

Workshop/ Training/ Webinar

  • Date

    07 - 14 Oct 2022

  • Organiser


  • Time

    14:30 - 17:00

  • Venue

    Online (MS Teams)  


Basic Data Visualization with R (2 lessons)

Date: 7 Oct and 14 Oct

Time: 14:30 - 17:00

Target Audience: All Students

Medium of Instruction: English

Pre-requisite: Basic R programming skill

What you will learn

  • Choose the proper chart from four basic presentation types and some typical chart types
  • Create the various charts
  • Customize the chart layout
  • Understand better your data by using grouping, faceting and multiple geometric objects in the same plot


Course outline

Lesson 1

  1. Understand four basic presentation types and create typical charts
    1. Comparison
      1. Line charts
      2. Bar charts
    2. Distribution
      1. Histograms
      2. Boxplots
    3. Composition
      1. Treemap
      2. Stacked column charts
    4. Relationship
      1. Scatter plots
      2. Correlation matrix


Lesson 2

  1. Customization of the chart layout
    1. Customize some features of charts (such as fonts, colors, axes, titles) through various graphic options
  2. Multivariate visualization
    1. Grouping and faceting
  3. A website guides you toward your chart and generate a chart


Practical coursework throughout the workshop

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