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Programming with R - 2019 Western Summer Research Computing Workshops

Date Thursday July 25 2019
Time 10:00 - 16:30
Location Room 204, Middlesex College, Western University
Contact Ge Baolai <>

This one day workshop offers a short introduction to R, with a focus on data analysis and statistics. We will discuss and introduce the following topics: loading data from files, primitive data types, lists, vectors, matrices, and data frames – a crucial data type in data analysis and a trademark in the R language. Advanced topics to be covered include high performance computing: *pply family functions, vectorization, writing R function in other languages, multicore processing and other performance perspectives.

This session will use RStudio. Participants are expected to install R and RStudio before coming to the class.