[R] 3 September Courses: (1) Regression Modeling Strategies in R/Splus, (2) R/Splus Advanced Programming, (3) R/Splus Fundamentals

Sue Turner sue at xlsolutions-corp.com
Tue Aug 22 17:19:19 CEST 2006

XLSolutions Corporation (www.xlsolutions-corp.com) is proud to announce
our September courses: 

(1) Regression Modeling Strategies in R/Splus --- by Prof Frank Harrell 
                           *** Washington DC, September 28-29, 2006 *** 
(2) R/Splus Advanced Programming --- by the R Development Core Team
                           *** New York City / September 11-12,2006*** 
(3) R/Splus Fundamentals and Programming Techniques 
                           *** Raleigh / September 12-13, 2006 *** 
Ask for group discount and reserve your seat Now - Earlybird Rates.
Payment due after the class! Email Sue Turner:  sue at xlsolutions-corp.com

(1) Regression Modeling Strategies     at  
(2) R/Splus Advanced Programming   
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
- 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
topics from participants is welcome. 
(3) R/Splus Fundamentals and Programming Techniques 
Course outline. 
- An Overview of R and S
- Data Manipulation and Graphics
- Using Lattice Graphics
- A Comparison of R and S-Plus
- How can R Complement SAS?
- Writing Functions
- Avoiding Loops
- Vectorization
- Statistical Modeling
- Project Management
- Techniques for Effective use of R and S
- Enhancing Plots
- Using High-level Plotting Functions
- Building and Distributing Packages (libraries)
- Connecting; ODBC, Rweb, Orca via sockets and via Rjava 
Email us for group discounts.
Email Sue Turner: sue at xlsolutions-corp.com
Phone: 206-686-1578
Visit us: www.xlsolutions-corp.com/training.htm
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
Elvis Miller, PhD
Manager Training.
XLSolutions Corporation
206 686 1578
elvis at xlsolutions-  
3 Courses - (1) Regression Modeling Strategies in R/Splus (2) R/Splus
Advanced Programming (3) R/Splus Fundamentals

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