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is an open-source programming language widely used for statistical computing and graphics as well as for handling large amount of data. It is popularly used in various research areas such as statistics, deep learning, etc.

Two 10-hour hands-on workshops on R will be held in September/ October for research staff and students with details as below:


Class A

Class B


25 Sep, 2, 9 & 16 Oct

25 Sep, 2, 9 & 16 Oct


09:30 – 12:00

14:30 – 17:00


Room M402, Student Computer Centre (SCC), Li Ka Shing Tower

Course Outline
  • Introduction to R
  • IDE Tools for R with Anaconda
  • Variables & Types
  • Basic Operators
  • Basic String Operations
  • Conditions
  • Loops
  • Functions
  • Modules & Packages
  • Data Visualization with ggplot
  • Data Processing with Dataframe
  • Deep Learning with R
  • Using R in Pilot HPC Platform
  • Statistics with R

Medium of Instruction


Target Audience

Research staff & students


30 for each class

Registration details will be announced in early September via email. Meanwhile, please contact the IT HelpCentre (Tel: 2766 5900, WhatsApp/WeChat: 65779669) if you have any enquiries.


Registration Link