Course info
Aug 15, 2019
2h 6m

Have you ever wanted to learn how R is used to handle the most common data types? The knowledge you will gain here is foundational for any aspiring R programmer. In this course, Querying and Converting Data Types in R, you will develop an understanding of all of these data types and how they are processed, converted, and filtered. First, you will explore general data analysis concepts and take a look at the data frame and its main alternatives. Next, you will learn the major data types in R: numeric, integer, factor, character, boolean, and date and time. Finally, you will discover how these data types are used in a data frame. The query and filtering methods largely depend on the data types available in that data frame. When you are finished with this course, you will have your first set of skills that will be invaluable in your further learning path. In fact, the skills taught here are so important in data science, that most of it can be used in other languages (Python, Matlab) and programs (SPSS).

About the author
About the author

Martin is a trained biostatistician, programmer, consultant and data science enthusiast. His main objective: Explaining data science in a straightforward way. You can find his latest work over at:

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Section Introduction Transcripts
Section Introduction Transcripts

Course Overview
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