# Chapter 1 Welcome! :)

You are reading the lecture notes of the R lectures for the AI and Machine Learning for Finance (AIMLFF) course at University of Bergamo (academic year 2021/22). See here for more details.

In this notes R programming language for data science will be introduced (with respect to data manipulation, data visualization and communication and implementation of machine learning methods).

For this part I suggest the following on-line book:

Enjoy the journey!

In the following lecture notes, this font (with grey background) represents R code. The following is an example of R code with the corresponding output.

print("Hello AIMLFF World!")
## [1] "Hello AIMLFF World!"

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