# Advanced plotting with ggplot in R

The aim of this course is to teach you how to create informative scientific plots
using the `ggplot` package in R.

**Instructor:** András Aszódi (VBCF BioComp).

## Topics

- Fundamentals of scientific visualisation.
- Introduction to
`ggplot`. Data preparation, plot creation workflow.
`ggplot` details: bars, boxes, densities, function plots, faceting.

## Prerequisites

Basic familiarity with R is advantageous, in particular:

- Using the R Studio environment
- How to invoke R functions, pass optional/named parameters
- Some familiarity with the standard R plotting commands

If you have attended our R as a programming language training
then you are well equipped to take this course, but this is not a strict pre-requisite.

## Practical information

**Number of participants:** minimum 5, maximum 10.

**Length:** The course takes a half-day,
from 09:00 to 13:00 with 2 breaks.