Detailed information about the course

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Title

Advanced Programming with R

Dates

5-6 September 2023

Lang EN Workshop language is English
Organizer(s)

Mme Corinne Dentan, UNIL, StarOmics Coordinator

Dre Catherine Suarez, UNIGE, DPEE Coordinator

Mme Debora Zoia, UNIL, MPS Coordinator

Speakers

Dr Frédéric Schütz, UNIL & SIB

Description

The activity will cover the following topics 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 practice

* 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 in due time.

Location

University of Lausanne, room TBA

Information

This course is organized in collaboration with the CUSO Doctoral Programs in Ecology & Evolution and Molecular Plant Sciences.

Expenses

Reimbursements:

Reimbursements for CUSO StarOmics students: - Train ticket, 2°class, half-fare from your institution to the place of the activity.

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 the CUSO StarOmics coordinator Corinne Dentan

Other CUSO Students: Please contact the coordinator of your Program.

Registration

20 places : 8 StarOmics, 9 E&E, 3 MPS

Places

20

Deadline for registration
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