Introduction to R Graphics with ggplot2

Thursday, January 25, 2018 at 10:00am to 12:30pm

Building 4, 4-231
182 MEMORIAL DR (REAR), Cambridge, MA 02139

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.

Prerequisites: Participants should be familiar with importing and saving data, data types (e.g., numeric, factor, character), and manipulating data.frames in R.

Bring your own laptop and install R ( and RStudio ( before the workshop.


Offered in conjuction with Data Science Services at Harvard's Institute for Quantitative Social Science.

Contact: Jennie Murack,  MURACK@MIT.EDU

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