Free Sweave course

Free Sweave course
21 Nov 2013 - 14:00 - 16:00

Campus Luigi Einaudi, Università degli Studi di Torino
Lungodora Siena 100/A
Torino    
If you would like to attend, we would ask to register in advance with form below, 14 places are still available (26 already booked), please send your booking.

Course is free (please register) and will take place in room E3, just before the Sixth Torino R net meeting.

The course is targeted to Sweave beginners and will cover:

  • Sweave setup;
  • Sweave basics;
  • Making slides for a talk;

Participants are encouraged to come and practice with their own laptop.

The course will be held  in Italian.

Software requirements:

  • Latest R version (3.0.2)
  • RStudio (http://www.rstudio.com/ide/download/)
  • LaTeX (e.g. MiKTeX on Windows: http://miktex.org/download)
  •   R packages
    • cacheSweave
    • knitr
    • knitcitations
  • package R slidify trough following R code:
    • install.packages(“devtools”)
    • require(devtools)
    • install_github(“slidify”, “ramnathv”)
    • install_github(“slidifyLibraries”, “ramnathv”)
  • Pandoc: http://johnmacfarlane.net/pandoc/installing.html
  • R package pander
  • Optionally a TeX/LaTeX editor (e.g. Texmaker: http://www.xm1math.net/texmaker/)

Course held by Paola Berchialla.

Bookings are closed for this event.


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