Detailed information about the course

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Title

Advanced R

Dates

15-16 November 2021

Responsable de l'activité

Alicia Sanchez-Mazas

Organizer(s)

Catherine Suarez, CUSO coordinator, EE
Corinne Dentan, CUSO coordinator, StarOmics
Debora Zoia, CUSO coordinator, MPS

Speakers

Dr Frédéric Schütz, UNIL

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)

Program

MORE INFORMATION WILL FOLLOW

Location

University of Lausanne

Evaluation

Full attendance and active participation

Information

When? 15 - 16 November 2021
9:00-18:00

 

Where?
University of Lausanne

 

Questions?

Catherine Suarez
@: ecologie-evolution(at)cuso(dot)ch

Expenses

Reimbursement:


Travel:

PhD students of the DPEE are eligible for the reimbursement of incurred travel expenses by train (half-fare card, and 2nd class).

The online reimbursement system is now in place, so once the course is over you will be able to request the reimbursement via MyCUSO, without sending the paperwork to the coordinator. For more information see: Reimbursement

Accommodation:

In case of onsite teaching, please contact the coordinator of the doctoral program (ecologie-evolution(at)cuso.ch) BEFORE the beginning of the course. NO reimbursement of accommodation without the coordinator of the doctoral program agreement prior of the course. In case of overnight stay, please post the original tickets and original bills along with the reimbursement form to:

Catherine Suarez
Doctoral Program in Ecology and Evolution
Département de Génétique et évolution - Unité d'anthropologie
Sciences II, 30 quai Ernest-Ansermet, 1205 Genève

NO reimbursement of meal expenses.

Registration

Through your myCUSO account here: Registration for 'Advanced R'


Priority is given to PhD students from the CUSO Doctoral Programs StarOmics (9 places), Molecular Plant Sciences (2 places), and DPEE (9 places)


Registration Fees:


Free for participants enrolled in the CUSO Ecology & Evolution doctoral program.
In case of cancellations, before the deadline: free
Late cancellations or no-show: Administrative fee of 50 CHF will be demanded
Other participants: please contact the program coordinator at ecologie-evolution(at)cuso.ch

Places

20

Deadline for registration
Joint activity joint
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