[R] Course***Advanced R/Splus Programming @ 5 locations, March 2004

elvis@xlsolutions-corp.com elvis at xlsolutions-corp.com
Tue Feb 24 20:56:48 CET 2004

   XSolutions Corp ([1]www.xlsolutions-corp.com) is proud to announce
   a 2-day "Advanced R/Splus programming" taught by R Development
   Core Team Guru.

   *********San Francisco ----- March 22-23

   *********Washington DC ----  March 22-23
   *********Chicago -----------  March 25-26
   *********New York ---------  March 22-23
   *********Atlanta -----------  March 25-26
   *********Boston ------------  TBD

   If your location of choice isn't listed, please let us know!

   Reserve your seat Now  at earlybird rates (payment due AFTER the
   Email Sue Turner: [2]sue at xlsolutions-corp.com
   Phone: 206-686-1578
   Visit us: [3]www.xlsolutions-corp.com/training.htm
   Course 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
    Early-bird group research fee: $995!
   This course will also deal with lots of S-Plus efficiency issues and
   any special topics from participants is welcome.
   Please let us know if you and your colleagues are interested in this
   class to take advantage of group discount. Register now to secure
   your seat!
   Elvis Miller, PhD
   Manager Training.
   XLSolutions Corporation
   206 686 1578


   1. http://www.xlsolutions-corp.com/
   2. mailto:sue at xlsolutions-corp.com
   3. http://www.xlsolutions-corp.com/training.htm
   4. http://www.xlsolutions-corp.com/

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