Setting up R for Reproducible Research

This lesson assumes you have installed R and RStudio.

Learning Goals

At the end of this lesson, you should:

  • know to disable saving .Rdata
  • know to set up an R Project
  • know what reproducible research and be aware of practices that support this

What is Reproducible Research?

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Optimal Set-up for Reproducible Research

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Putting it all together

These “meta” aspects of how to use R and implement reproducible research practices in your daily work will benfit you greatly. There is some upfront effort, but the final result is clearer code that you can understand in future and reuse.