1. Course page is on line (Oct. 4)
  2. Bring your labtop (if you have one. No need to buy a new one) for the next class. Install R and R Studio before coming to the class. (OCt.6)
  3. Download city_sec1.csv and gpa_sec1.csv before coming to the class tomorrow. (Oct.10)
  4. Send me the R-exercises by Friday at 23:59 by e-mail. (Oct.11)
  5. R-exercise from Oct 18 class is aske to practice (a) pie chart, (b) frequency distribution table for numerical variables, (c) histogram, (d) scatter plot and (e) 5 number summary. Send by the end of Sunday. (Oct.19)
  6. RHW1 announced. Due dat Nov. 6 (Monday) at 16:00. Submit a hard copy. (Oct.25)
  7. Quiz 1 Result (Oct.30)
  8. Quiz 2 Result (Nov.24)
  9. Midterm Result (Dec.6)
  10. Quiz Result (Dec.10)
  11. Students can come to my office to check exam papers Wednesday Dec.13 in the morning.
  12. Make-up Exam: Make up exam will be on Monday 18th 2017 at 11:30am. Send the instructor an e-mail if you are attending. (Dec.11)
  13. RHW2 posted. Download instruction and data set : csv; xlsx (Dec.12)
  14. Quiz 4 Result (Dec.13)
  15. Quiz 5 Result (Dec. 27)
  16. Final Result (Jan.15)
  17. NOTE: Students can check their exam papers in my office on 16th (Tue) whole day and 17th (Wed) between 15:00-16:00.
  18. RHW Results (Jan.17)


Lecture Notes

Week 1: Slide, Video1, Video2, Video3

Week 2: Slide_groupwork, Slide, data: stent, county

Week 3: city_sec1.csv; gpa_sec1.csv, Slide, R-code

Week 4: Slide, R-code

Week 5: Slide, R-code

Week 6: Slide

Week 7: Slide

Week 9: Slide

Week 10: Slide

Week 11: Slide

Week 12: Slide

Week 13: Slide

Week 14: Slide


Quiz Questions


Quiz 1 [sec1, sec2]; Quiz 2 [sec1, sec2];Quiz 3 [sec1, sec2]; Quiz 4[sec1, sec2]; Quiz 5[sec1, sec2]



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Group Assignment

R HW 1: assignment ; data file cdc.csv ; Contribution Sheet ; Honor Code

R HW 2: assignment; data file csv, xlsx ; link Contribution Sheet; Honor Code

Practice Questions

Chapter 1: Questions, Answers

Chapter 2: Questions, Answers

Chapter 3: Questions, Answers

Chapter 4: Questions - part 1, part 2, Answers-part1, part2

Chapter 5: Questions - part1, part2, Answers - part1, part2

R Homework

R related

*Download R program from

step1: set CRAN (anywhere is fine, just pick one)

step2: select R according to your PC

You can also download a package named "Rcmdr"

step1: set CRAN if you haven't done so

step2: select "Rcmdr" from the list of packages

step3: once downloaded, click "load packages" from Packages tab, then you should see the Rcmdr window pops up.


References for R

Quick R

Introduction to R Programming Course at Edx (It's FREE!)


Practice Questions