SGN-6166 INTRODUCTION TO R PROGRAMMING (3 credit points)

DEPARTMENT OF SIGNAL PROCESSING

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 Latest information in POP.

If you have any questions, please contact Reija Autio (reija.autio_at_tut.fi).

CONTENTS:

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:
  1. Basic programming skills with R
  2. Installation and use of Bioconductor packages
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.

REQUIREMENTS:

  1. Assignment
  2. Exercises
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.

ASSIGNMENT:

The course includes the assignment. More information about the assignment later.

NOTE:

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