Introduction to R Graphics with ggplot2

Date: 

Friday, February 27, 2015, 9:00am to 12:00pm

Location: 

Rm K018, 1737 Cambridge St (CGIS Knafel Building)

This introduction to the popular ggplot2 R graphics package will show you how to create a wide variety of graphical displays in R. Topics covered included aesthetic mapping and scales, faceting, and themes. This is an intermediate level workshop appropriate for those already familiar with R. Participants should be familiar with importing and saving data, data types (e.g., numeric, factor, character), and manipulating data.frames in R.

A limited number of lab computers will be available. If you bring your laptop please install R (http://cran.r-project.org/) and RStudio (http://www.rstudio.com/products/rstudio/download/) prior to the workshop.

This workshop is free for Harvard and MIT affiliates. Click here to sign up!

  • Instructor - Ista Zahn
  • Location - Rm K018, 1737 Cambridge St (CGIS Knafel Building)

The workshop notes can be viewed in your web browser below or you can download the slides along with example data sets and other workshop materials.