Detailed information about the course

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Title

Advanced programming with R

Dates

TBA (2 days)

Organizer(s)

Marta Bellone, Dr., CUSO coordinator E&E
Corinne Dentan, Dr., CUSO coordinator StarOmics
Debora Zoia, CUSO coordinator MPS

Speakers

Frédéric Schütz, Dr., University of Lausanne & Swiss Institute of Bioinformatics (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 StarOmics (CUSO StarOmics).

Expenses

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


Reimbursement form attached with original tickets has to be sent to the MPS coordinator Zoia Debora at University of Lausanne, Department of Molecular Plant Biology, Biophore - quartier UNIL-Sorge, 1015 Lausanne.
For any question concerning reimbursement please contact the CUSO MPS coordinator Debora Zoia.

Registration

REGISTRATION IS CLOSE
Deadline for Registration: TBA

2 places available for MPS students

Places

20

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