Topic outline

  • R intermediate

    14-15 February 2017

    University of Lausanne, Genopode building, room 2020

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    For any assistance, please contact training@sib.swiss.

    • Schedule

      ** EXAM **

      Please submit two exercises (for which solutions weren't already posted) to both:

      frederic.schutz@sib.swiss

      geoffrey.fucile@sib.swiss

      **

      Tuesday 14 February (9:00 - 17:30)

      • Round of introduction - participants' interests
      • Refresher on objects, data structures and how to read a data file

      • Loops (while, for) and vectorization
      • Functions

      • Curve fitting with nls()

      • Relational operators
      • Conditional statements
      • Logical operators

      Wednesday 15 February (9:00 - 17:00)

      • Data manipulation
        • Concatenation (cbind, merge, etc)
        • Sorting (sort, order, etc)
        • Data subsets
        • Apply family
        • Missing data
      • Introduction to parallelization

      • Customization of graphics
      • Introduction to dplyr and ggplot2

      • KnitR/Rmarkdown

      • Exam