[R] Course *** R/Splus Advanced Programming *** Seattle, November 10th-11th, 2005

elvis@xlsolutions-corp.com elvis at xlsolutions-corp.com
Thu Sep 22 18:44:19 CEST 2005

XSolutions Corp (www.xlsolutions-corp.com) is proud to announce
our  November, 2005 "Advanced R/Splus programming" in Seattle


********* Seattle ------------------------ November 10th-11th, 2005

Ask for group discount and reserve your seat Now  (payment due after
the class)

Email Sue Turner:  sue at xlsolutions-corp.com

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 a new model function

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


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

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