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The following topics will be covered in this lecture:
This course will lean heavily on programming;
This course does not assume that you are already familiar with programming;
Students are recommended to use the lessons in Sofware Carpentry as a free reference for scientific programming in R.
You may work with the required software on library and laboratory computers alone – all of the following software will be included.
If you want to use a personal device, the following software should be installed in order.
You will need to install LaTeX (free typesetting language) to compile R Markdown.
An installation file for R can be obtained from the R project (free and open source software).
The editor RStudio Free Desktop Edition should be installed after R.