Course Catalog 2010-2011
SGN-6166 Introduction to R programming, 3 cr
Tommi Aho, Reija Autio
Weekly exercises and a coding exam.
Completion parts must belong to the same implementation
The student will master basic programming skills with R programming language. This includes the use of data structures, the control of program execution, simple mathematical manipulations, and result visualization. The student will be able to implement simple programs in R. In addition, the student will be able to install and use the most often used packages provided by Bioconductor.
|Content||Core content||Complementary knowledge||Specialist knowledge|
|1.||Basic programming skills with R|
|2.||Installation and use of Bioconductor packages|
Evaluation criteria for the course
The final grade is based on a coding exam where students implement small programs in R. The completion of weekly exercises gives extra points that may increment the grade.
Numerical evaluation scale (1-5) will be used on the course
|Type||Name||Author||ISBN||URL||Edition, availability, ...||Examination material||Language|
|Other online content||Material you may find useful.||English|
|Online book||An Introduction to R||W. N. Venables, D. M. Smith and the R development Core Team||English|
|Online book||Bioinformatics and Computational Biology Solutions Using R and Bioconductor||Gentleman, Carey, Huber, Irizarry and Dudoit||978-0-387-25146-2||English|
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Correspondence of content
There is no equivalence with any other courses
Course will be lectured every other year.
Course will not be lectured in the academic year 2010-2011.
The credits of this course can be used for replacing SGN-6156 Computational Systems Biology II.
Suitable for postgraduate studies
Will not be lectured year 2010-2011