# 8 Fundamentals of R Programming I

This week we start learning about R, another major language for data analysis. In the first lecture we will look at core R structures and data types, operators and subsetting. Some of R fundamentals will be compared and contrasted to their counterparts in Python.

## Readings

- Matloff. Chapters 2: Vectors, 3: Matrices & Arrays, 4: Lists, 5: Data Frames, 6: Factors & Tables;
- Wickham. Chapters 2: Data Structures, 3: Subsetting, 4: Vocabulary

## Lab

- R core data structures
- Subsetting and working with attributes