# Chapter 2 Preparing for the workshop

To prepare for this workshop, you must download and install the earliest RStudio and R versions. You must also download the data we will use during this workshop:

This workshop requires the following R packages:

To install them from CRAN, run:

install.packages(c('ggplot2',
'MASS',
'ggpmisc',
'vcdExtra',
'bbmle',
'DescTools',
'GlmSimulatoR',
'cplm')
)
## also installing the dependencies 'ggpp', 'polynom', 'lmodel2', 'splus2R', 'lubridate', 'assertthat', 'statmod', 'tweedie', 'biglm', 'reshape2'

To load these packages, run:

library(ggplot2)
library(MASS)
library(vcdExtra)
library(bbmle)
library(DescTools)
library(GlmSimulatoR)
library(cplm)
library(ggpmisc)

This workshop will build up your knowledge on models along side with some of their important equations. Do not run to the mountains! This will be achieved progressively and you will feel proud of yourself after!