Training – Aug 20 – diHub Brussels – Introduction to R



The training consists of theory & exercises for introducing you to the essentials of R such as atomic types and data frames, but also touches more advanced topics such as environments and lazy evaluation. You will learn about the different uses of R and pick up tips for packages & follow-up courses.

  • What is R?
  • Strengths and weaknesses of R
  • The uses of R
  • IDE for R: RStudio
  • Data types
  • Functions
  • Data manipulation
  • Reading and writing data
  • Control statements
  • Packages & CRAN
  • Documentation
  • Advanced R: Environments, lazy evaluation, promises, speeding up R



ProfileAlexander Van den Bulck is a data scientist with a strong background in programming, machine learning and data mining. He’s currently working as a consultant for Ordina (, using R to help companies with data science problems like churn prediction, customer segmentation, stock optimization, etc.


  • Start at 9:00 AM.
  • Duration: 6h
    • August, 20, 2015
  • Location: European Data Innovation Hub @ AXA, Vorstlaan 23, 1170 Brussel
  • Price: 300€


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