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Workshop: Software Carpentry, 9-10 October 2018

Workshop: R for Reproducible Scientific Analysis

The workshop is given by Software Carpentry in cooperation with HPC2N. A complete description of the topics to be covered as well as the installation guidelines of the software that would be used in the workshop can be found here. However, software installation is not required prior  to the workshop. An introduction to Unix and git will be given during the morning session of the first day.


Day 1

09:00 Automating tasks with the Unix shell
10:30 Coffee
10:45 Automating tasks with the Unix shell
12:00 Lunch break
13:00 Version control with Git
14:30 Coffee
14:45 Version control with Git
16:30 Wrap-up
17:00 END

Day 2

09:00 R for Reproducible Scientific Analysis
10:30 Coffee
10:45 R for Reproducible Scientific Analysis
12:00 Lunch break
13:00 R for Reproducible Scientific Analysis
14:30 Coffee
14:45 R for Reproducible Scientific Analysis
16:00 Wrap-up
16:30 Post-workshop Survey
16:40 END


Day 1

The Unix Shell

  • Files and directories
  • History and tab completion
  • Pipes and redirection
  • Looping over files
  • Creating and running shell scripts
  • Finding things
  • Reference...

Version Control with Git

  • Creating a repository
  • Recording changes to files: add, commit, ...
  • Viewing changes: status, diff, ...
  • Ignoring files
  • Working on the web: clone, pull, push, ...
  • Resolving conflicts
  • Open licenses
  • Where to host work, and why
  • Reference...

Day 2

R for Reproducible Scientific Analysis

  • Introduction to R and RStudio
  • Importing data
  • Transforming data with dplyr
  • Functions in R
  • Visualising data with ggplot
  • Reference...

Coffee/tea and lunch will be provided.

Please bring a laptop for the hands-on.

Date: 9-10 October 2018

Time: 9:00 - 17:00 both days

Venue: N270

Instructors: Alistair Bailey, Luca Di Stasio.

Note:  Participants are kindly asked  to fill  out a Survey to  help the instructors in the prepartion of course's material.  

Deadline for registration is 4 October 2018. Fields marked with a * are required.

Registration closed since the room is at capacity. Email bbrydsoe@hpc2n.umu.se to hear if it is still possible to be signed up.


Updated: 2019-03-20, 08:47