[R] Course***Advanced R/Splus Programming in San Francisco and Washington DC by XLsolutions Corp.

elvis@xlsolutions-corp.com elvis at xlsolutions-corp.com
Thu Aug 5 00:34:33 CEST 2004

XSolutions Corp (www.xlsolutions-corp.com) is proud to announce
a 2-day "Advanced R/Splus programming" taught by R Development
Core Team Guru!

*********San Francisco ----------->  August 30-31, 2004
*********Washington DC ----------> TBD (Please email us)

           Reserve your seat Now @ Early Bird  (payment due AFTER the

Email Sue Turner: sue at xlsolutions-corp.com
Phone: 206-686-1578


With the following outline:

- Overview of R/S fundamentals: Syntax and Semantics
- Class and Inheritance in R/S-Plus
- Concepts, Construction and good use of language objects
- Coercion and efficiency
- Object-oriented programming in R and S-Plus
- Advanced manipulation tools: Parse, Deparse, Substitute, etc.
- How to fully take advantage of Vectorization
- Generic and Method Functions; S4 (S-Plus 6)
- Search path, databases and frames Visibility
- Working with large objects
- Handling Properly Recursion and iterative calculations
- Managing loops; For (S-Plus) and for() loops
- Consequences of Lazy Evaluation
- Efficient Code practices for large computations
- Memory management and Resource monitoring
- Writing R/S-Plus functions to call compiled code
- Writing and debugging compiled code for R/S-Plus system
- Connecting R/S-Plus to External Data Sources
- Understanding the structure of model fitting functions in R/S-Plus
- Designing and Packaging efficiently a new model function

Please email us for the full description of the course with fees and
information on trainers. For example, Early-bird group research fee is
It'll also deal with lots of S-Plus efficiency issues and any special
from participants is welcome.

Please let us know if you and your colleagues are interested in this
to take advantage of group discount. 
Register now to secure your seat in this course!


Elvis Miller, PhD
Manager Training.
XLSolutions Corporation
206 686 1578

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