MAS1802: Problem Solving II (Statistical Computing with R)

Dr. Lee Fawcett

Newcastle University


Semester 2, 2018 - 2019

This is the course website for the computing part of MAS1802: Problem Solving II, taught by Dr. Lee Fawcett.

Schedule of lectures and tutorials

Lectures take place on Tuesdays, 4pm-5pm, in Lecture Theatre 1 of the Herschel Building.

In addition to the Tuessday lecture there are regular computer practicals. These take place in the Herschel PC cluster/Barbara Strang TC 2.40 on Fridays 11am-1pm.

To help you with your assignments, we have also scheduled a weekly drop-in in the Herschel PC cluster on Mondays 10-11am.

Please follow your week-by-week timetable in the lecture notes for a complete calendar for this course!

Background reading

The book by Venables and Smith - An Introduction to R: A Programming Environment for Data Analysis and Graphics - provides an excellent, and accessible, overview of everything we'll cover in this module.

You can find an online version of this book, available as a free download, here.

Contact details

Module leader: Lee Fawcett


Room 2.07
Herschel Building
Newcastle University

Phone: (0191) 208 7228