Workshop on
INTRODUCTION TO PROGRAMMING IN R AND
BASIC STATISTICAL ANALYSIS

School of Computational and Integrative Sciences
(Formerly, School of Information Technology)
5-9 July, 2010


The workshop is designed to give the participants an introduction to programming in R and to teach them some basic statistical analysis. The 5 day workshop will have one session in morning and one in the afternoon, each consisting of around one hour of lecture followed by two-hour practical session.


Course Audience
The workshop is for beginners with some prior experience in Programming and wants to analyze and visualize their own data using R. Preference will be given to our MTech students and PhD/Project research fellows.

Course Topics
Day I: Introduction to R--Object types, data structures, data manipulation, importing and exporting data, intro to programming, writing efficient code, object orientation
Day II: Plotting with R--Graphics devices, high-level plotting
Day III: Exploratory data analysis, Classification and cluster analysis
Day IV: Statistics with R-- Basic statistical functions, linear models
Day V: Data analysis

Lecturers
Dr. Deepayan Sarkar, Indian Statistical Institute, Delhi
Dr. Narinder Singh Sahni, School of Computational and Integrative Sciences

Course coordinators
Dr. Rashi Gupta, School of Computational and Integrative Sciences
Dr. Narinder Singh Sahni, School of Computational and Integrative Sciences

Registration
The course is free but registration is mandatory.
The course is limited to 20 participants.
To register, please send email at: rashi1@live.com with subject as "Registration to Introduction to Programming in R and Basic Statistical Analysis".
No breakfast and lunches will be provided.
No accommodation will be provided.

Important dates
Last date for Registration is 25 June, 2010.
Selected candidates will be intimated by 30 June, 2010