Detailed information about the course

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Title

Advanced Programming with R

Dates

15-16 November 2021

Lang EN Workshop language is English
Organizer(s)

Dr. Catherine Suarez, CUSO coordinator, E&E

Corinne Dentan, CUSO coordinator, StarOmics

Debora Zoia, CUSO coordinator, MPS

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)

Program

Program:

9h-10h30

Break

10h45-12h15

Lunch

13h30 - 15h

Break

15h15 - 16h45

Location

Université de Lausanne, Amphimax 414

Map

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Information

The course is organized in collaboration with the CUSO doctoral programs in Ecology and Evolution (CUSO E&E) and Molecular Plant Sciences (CUSO MPS).

 

IMPORTANT INFORMATION concerning COVID safety measures: participants must provide a certificate of vaccination or a negative test to participate to the course.

Expenses

Reimbursements for CUSO students:
- Train ticket, 2°class, half-fare from your institution to the place of the activity.
- NO reimbursement for your meal expenses.

NEW from 2021: Reimbursement of your travel tickets can be asked online through your MyCUSO.
See HERE
for the procedure. For any question concerning reimbursement please contact your own CUSO program's coordinator.

Registration

20 places: 9 CUSO StarOmics, 9 CUSO E&E, 2 CUSO MPS

Places

20

Deadline for registration 01.11.2021
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