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Accomplishment of the Johns Hopkins Computing for Data Analysis Course on Coursera

You don't know about coursera.org/? Briefly, it proposes online courses from different universities (american but not only).

I studied the Computing for Data Analysis of Roger D. Peng from Johns Hopkins University (starting on Settember 24, 2012):

https://www.coursera.org/course/compdata-2012-001

The course duration is 10 weeks. The course is made of lectures (video), Review Questions (Quizz), and Programming Exercices (in R).
The amont of work is about 3 to 5 hours per week. Review Questions and Programming Exercices have to be submit each week with deadlines.

The overview of the course content is the following:
Week 1
- Introduction and overview
- Installing R
- Data types, subsetting
- Reading/writing data
- Review Questions (for the week's topics)

Week 2
- Control structures
- Functions
- Loop functions
- Debugging
- Review Questions (for the week's topics)
- Programming Exercise 1

Week 3
- Simulation
- Plotting, visualizing data
- Priniciples of data graphics
- Review Questions (for the week's topics)
- Programming Exercise 2

Week 4
- Objected oriented programming
- Data abstraction
- Regular expressions
- Review Questions (for the week's topics)
- Programming Exercise 2

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