Detailed information about the course

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Title

Advanced Statistics and Programming With R

Dates

20-23 May 2019, 4 days

Lang EN Workshop language is English
Responsable de l'activité

Frédéric Schütz

Organizer(s)

Dre Marta Bellone, UNIFR,
Mme Corinne Dentan, UNIL,
Mme Debora Zoia, UNIL

Speakers

Dr Frédéric Schütz, UNIL & SIB

Description

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

20 places in total, 6 for StarOmics

 

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)

Location

University of Lausanne, Room TBA

Information
Expenses

Reimbursements for CUSO StarOmics students

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

Regarding reimbursement of accomodation, please contact the coordinator of the doctoral program 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.

Reimbursement form attached with original tickets has to be sent to the StarOmics coordinator Corinne Dentan at University of Lausanne, Centre Intégratif de Génomique, Le Génopode, 1015 Lausanne.

For any question concerning reimbursement please contact the CUSO StarOmics coordinator Corinne Dentan.

Registration

Registration will be possible during the Spring semester.

Places

6

Deadline for registration
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