[BioC] DSC 2003: Workshop on Distributed Statistical Computing

Achim Zeileis zeileis@ci.tuwien.ac.at
Mon, 10 Feb 2003 14:36:37 +0100

Dear BioConductor subscribers,

the preliminary program for the 3rd international workshop on 
'Distributed Statistical Computing' (DSC 2003) is now available at

The workshop will take place at the Technische Universität Wien in 
Vienna, Austria from March 20-22. The deadline for registrations is 
March 14, but the deadline for early registration ends on February 14. 
Further details can be found on the webpage.

This workshop will deal with future directions in (open source) 
statistical computing and graphics. Topics of particular interest 
    * Bioinformatics
    * Database Connectivity
    * Graphical Modeling
    * User Interfaces and Office Integration
    * Resample and Combine Methods
    * Spatial Statistics
    * Visualization

Emphasis will be given to the R, Omegahat and BioConductor projects. 

In addition to the conference program there will be several half-day 
tutorials on March 19 about:
  * An Introduction to BioConductor
  * Exploring Genomic Data Using R and BioConductor
  * Writing R Extensions
  * R Graphics

For the organization committee
Achim Zeileis

Achim Zeileis
Institut für Statistik
Technische Universität Wien