Detailed information about the course

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Title

Advanced Programming with R

Dates

14-15 November 2022

Lang EN Workshop language is English
Organizer(s)

Dr. Caty Suarez, UNIGE
Mme Corinne Dentan, UNIL
Mme Debora Zoia, UNIL

Speakers

Dr Frédéric Schütz, UNIL & 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 Ecology and Evolution (CUSO E&E) and Molecular Plant Sciences (CUSO MPS).

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

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Deadline for Registration: TBA
8 places available for StarOmics students

Places

20

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