Mathematics Department and S-COAM Sponsoring “Introduction to R” Workshop

Posted on 8/31/2012 2:31:29 PM

The Mathematics Department and the S-COAM program are cosponsoring a workshop entitled “Introduction to R” on September 5, 2012.

R is a free software package commonly used for data analysis and research. It is an open source platform that has over 4,000 contributed packages that allow users to implement the latest statistical methodology.

In this workshop, Russ Stocker from the Mathematics Department will introduce the major components of R. This will include the importing and exporting of data, descriptive statistics, graphics, inferential statistics, and statistical modeling. Participants of the workshop will utilize the R package on a computer to perform a variety of analyses.

Due to the limited number of seats in Stright 220, please e-mail Yu-Ju Kuo at to confirm your participation by noon on Tuesday, September 4.


  • Presenter: Dr. Russ Stocker, IUP Mathematics Department
  • Location: Stright Hall, Room 220
  • Date and Time : September 5, 2012; 3:30–5:00 p.m.