IN PERSON: intro to R

R and RStudio

Please make sure you are using the latest version of R (current version is 3.6.1 - the final digit is the minor version number. The essential numbers are the first two. You can check the version of R you are running via


If installing the latest version is an issue, the previous version 3.5.X should be fine.

Please install the latest version of RStudio (

Additional packages

This course uses a few other packages. Run the following lines of code to install them.

install.packages("jrGgplot2", dependencies = TRUE)

The command


should run in the console window.