SGN-6166 INTRODUCTION TO R PROGRAMMING (3 credit points)
Period 2, 26.10.2009 - 6.12.2009
In this course, student will learn basic programming skills with R. In addition, most often used packages provided by Bioconductor will be in use.
TIME AND PLACE:
Lectures: 2h/week: Monday 10 - 12, TC303
Exercises: 2h/week: Thursday 10 - 12, TC303
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If you have any questions, please contact Reija Autio (reija.autio_at_tut.fi).
The course will be lectured based on the book: Venables, W. N., Smith, D. M., and the R development Core Team,
An Introduction to R.
The contents of the course:
In addition, the book: Gentleman, R., Carey, V., Huber, W., Irizarry, R.I, and Dudoit, S., Bioinformatics and Computational Biology solutions Using R and Bioconductor, Springer 2005,
will be used as additional material.
- Basic programming skills with R
- Installation and use of Bioconductor packages
Assessment scale is numeric (1-5). The final grade comes from the assignment work. The grade is incremented by one if weekly exercises are done.
Prequisites: SGN-6106 Computational Systems Biology I or equivalent knowledge is recommended.
The course includes the assignment. More information about the assignment later.
Course will be lectured every other year.
Course will be lectured in the academic year 2009-2010.
The credits of this course can be used for replacing SGN-6156 Computational Systems Biology II.
SGN-6166 in Course Catalog 2009-2010
Last updated: 7.8.2009 by Reija Autio