Detailed information about the course

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Title

Advanced Programming with R

Dates

5-6 September 2023

Organizer(s)

Corinne Dentan, CUSO StarOmics Coordinator, University of Lausanne
Debora Zoia, CUSO MPS Coordinator, University of Lausanne
Dre Catherine Suarez, CUSO Ecology and Evolution Coordinator, University of Geneva

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 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

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

Expenses

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

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 MPS coordinator Debora Zoia

 

Registration

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Deadline for registration: TBA

3 places available for CUSO MPS Students

 

Places

20

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