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Getting Started with S+ (2 Day)

Date:   Check the latest schedule
   9:15AM - 4:00PM
 $2,180 + gst
Bookings: Please email enquiries@solutionmetrics.com.au or call +61 2 9233 6888

We also offer the course online or in-house/at your office

Convenience of staff not travelling + more economical per user. For more info/pricing, please email enquiries@solutionmetrics.com.au or call +61 2 9233 6888

Course Description

Provides users with the knowledge to perform all day to day data analysis & graphics tasks with just a click of a mouse

Course content includes Introduction to the S+ point/click interface, Data Import/Export, Data Manipulation, Creating Powerful Graphics & Statistical Analysis.

Course presentations are backed up by frequent practical sessions. Includes lunch, refreshments & course materials.

Recommended Prerequisites

No experience in S+ is necessary. The course is not intended as an introductory statistics course. It is recommended that course participants have an elementary knowledge of statistics/data analysis & some familiarity with Windows.

Course Outline

  • Introduction to the S+ point & click Interface
  • Accessing Help
  • Creating Working Directories for different projects.
  • Data Import/Export & Editing
  • Data Manipulation including Stack, Subset & Merge
  • How to Create & Edit Graphics - Histograms, Box Plots, Bar Charts, Scatter Plots & 3D Plots
    - Changing symbols, colours, style of points, axes, range etc
    - Labelling & Identifying Points. Adding Titles etc
    - Multiple Graphs on a single graphsheet.
  • Trellis Graphics
    - Conditioning Graphics by other Variables in your data set.
    - Examples with Continuous & Categorical Variables
    - Plotting Subsets of Rows
  • Exporting Graphics
  • Linear and Non-Linear Regression via drop-down menu
  • Logistic Regression
  • Customisation and Handy Hints

Bookings: please call 02 9233 6888 or email enquiries@solutionmetrics.com.au

About the Presenter: Kris Angelovski holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Statistics & Master of Statistics degree from UNSW.

Kris has worked with S+ or R for over 18 years & has gained valuable experience from providing technical support, training & consulting.

Kris is currently Director of SolutionMetrics, where he has helped a number of clients across several industries extract valuable knowledge from their data through data mining methods & graphics.

Kris has developed & facilitated courses for many organisations including CSIRO, ABS, Australia Post, Coca Cola, Aurora Energy and many more. A small selection is listed below.