Detailed information about the course

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Title

Advanced Statistics and Programming with R

Dates

20-23 May 2019

Organizer(s)

Marta Bellone, CUSO coordinator EE
Corinne Dentan, CUSO coordinator StarOmics
Debora Zoia, CUSO coordinator MPS

Speakers

Frédéric Schutz, MER., UNIL & SIB

Description

The course is organized in collaboration with the CUSO StarOmics and CUSO Molecular Plant Sciences Doctoral Programs.

 

More information soon!

Program

PROGRAM (to be confirmed)

 

Day 1 & Day 2: Intermediate R Topics covered include, among others:
- Objects and Data structures
- Operations and Logical operations
- Missing data
- Data manipulation: Concatenation, Sorting, Data subsetting, Apply
- Customisation of graphics
- Conditional instructions, loops
- Functions
- KnitR/markdown

 

Day 3 & Day 4: Programming with R
- 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)

 

More details will follow

Location

University of Lausanne

Credits

2.0 ECTS

Evaluation

2.0 ECTS with full attendance and active participation

Information

When?

20-23 May 2019 (4 days)

Where?

University of Lausanne (CH)

Room TBA

Questions?

Marta Bellone

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

Phone: +41 (0)26 300 88 91

Expenses
Reimbursement:

PhD students of the DPEE are eligible for reimbursement of incurred travel expenses by train (half-fare card, and 2nd class). Please send the original tickets along with the reimbursement form to:

 Marta Bellone  Doctoral Program in Ecology and Evolution
 PER04 building
 University of Fribourg
 Chemin du Musée 10
 CH-1700 Fribourg

NO reimbursement of your individual meal expenses

Regarding reimbursement of accomodation, please contact the coordinator of the doctoral program (ecologie-evolution(at)cuso.ch) BEFORE the beginning of the course. NO reimbursement of accomodation without the agreement in advance of the course of the coordinator of the doctoral program.

Registration

CUSO PhD students: through your MyCUSO account. 

External participants (non-CUSO PhD students, post-docs, etc...): use the icon "registration" at top of page and the last gray box "non-CUSO student" ("personne hors myCUSO").

Deadline for registration: TBA, 2019. Priority will be given to CUSO DPEE, MPS and StarOmics PhD students.

Registration fees:

CUSO DPEE PhD Students: free

Other CUSO members: free

External participants (i.e. from a non-CUSO university): Please contact ecologie-evolution(at)cuso(dot)ch before registering!

Places

20

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