Detailed information about the course

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Title

Advanced Programming With R

Dates

TBA - 2 days

Lang EN Workshop language is English
Organizer(s)

Corinne Dentan, UNIL
Catherine Suarez, UNIGE
Debora Zoia, UNIL

Speakers

Dr Frédéric Schütz, UNIL & Swiss Institute of Bioinformatics (SIB)

Description

This workshop will cover the following advanced topics on R:

* Objects and Data structures
* Operations and Logical operations
* Missing data
* Data manipulation: Concatenation, Sorting, Data subsetting, Apply
* Conditional instructions, loops
* Functions
* KnitR/markdown
* Vectorization of R code (i.e. how to avoid loops for efficient computing time) and how to estimate computing time of R code
* Complex functions
* Debugging (use R in debug mode), enhancing and adapting own and foreign (from packages) code
* Typical traps and tipps on good coding practics
* R coding standards (i.e. how to write good, readable and reusable code)
* Running R from bash scripts (e.g. on servers or clusters)

Program

More information will follow

Location

University of Lausanne, Room TBA

Information

The course is organized in collaboration with the CUSO doctoral programs in Molecular Plant Sciences (CUSO MPS) and StarOmics (CUSO StarOmics).

Expenses

Reimbursements
Reimbursements for CUSO EE Students:
- Train ticket, 2nd class, half-fare from the main train station of your university location to the place of the activity.
- NO reimbursement for your meal expenses.


NEW since 2021: Reimbursement of your travel tickets can be asked online through your MyCUSO account.

See HERE for the procedure.

For any question regarding reimbursements please contact the CUSO EE coordinator Catherine Suarez at: ecologie-evolution(at) cuso(dot)ch.

Registration

[CLOSED FOR NOW]
Deadline for registration: TBA


- 9 places available for CUSO EE students

Places

20

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