Introduction to R

These are the course notes for the “Introduction to R” course given by the Monash Bioinformatics Platform on the 30th of November 2015.

R is both a programming language and an interactive environment for statistics. Today we will be concentrating on R as an interactive environment.

Some of this material is derived from work that is Copyright © Software Carpentry with a CC BY 4.0 license.

Course material

intro-r.pdf - These notes as a pdf. - Zip file containing data we are working with.


Starting out in R (.Rmd)

Working with data in a matrix (.Rmd)

Working with data in a data frame (.Rmd)

For loops (.Rmd)

Extension topics

Plotting with ggplot2 (.Rmd)

Next steps

These notes on GitHub