Document Type


Publication Date

Fall 2017

Catalog Description

This course introduces R and its applications in biomedical and social media data analysis as well as in statistical simulation. The students will learn how to apply R as a statistical analysis tool using existing R packages and interpret the results of analysis. Students will learn to use R for social media data analysis in public health, primarily Twitter data. In addition to apply existing R packages and functions, students will learn how to perform statistical simulation for methodological research, primarily simulation in medical diagnostics. Emphasis will also be placed on the development of critical thinking skills.

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Public Health Commons