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Title

Advanced Programming With R

Dates

Sept 5-6, 2023

Lang EN Workshop language is English
Organizer(s)

Corinne Dentan, UNIL, StarOmics Coordinator
Catherine Suarez, UNIGE, DPEE Coordinator
Debora Zoia, UNIL, MPS Coordinator

Speakers

Dr Frédéric Schütz, UNIL & SIB

Description

Topics covered include, among others:

  • 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)

Location

University of Lausanne

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