We learn R from scratch.
Literature
 An Introduction to R

Jones, Owen, Robert Maillardet, and Andrew Robinson. Introduction to scientific programming and simulation using R. CRC Press, 2014.
Lecture notes
 Introduction
 Data manipulation
 Loops and Functions  R Code
 Vectorization
 Distributions and Random Numbers  R Code
 R Graphics  R Code
 Optimization  Matrix Derivatives  R Code
 Sampling From Unknown Distributions  R Code
 Bayesian Posterior Sampling  Introduction to Bayesian Linear Models (in Bayesian data analysis [third ed] by Gelman et al)  R Code
 Data Import and Export  R Code
 Computational Linear Algebra  R Code
 Debugging and Profiling  R Code
Lab Exercises
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