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Start Time: 29 June 2012 10:00
End Time: 29 June 2012 16:00



To R, or not to R, that is the question
at the Royal Statistical Society, 12 Errol Street, London EC1Y 8LX

The meeting will discuss applications and recent developments of the statistical software environment R.

Invited speakers from academia, industry and education will share examples of successful use of R in their work – although some limitations of R will be pointed out too.

Confirmed speakers are:  

Prof Dr Uwe Ligges (TU Dortmund University and Clausthal University of Technology, Germany),

Prof Andy Field (University of Sussex),

Dr Rob Baxter (The Software Sustainability Institute and University of Edinburgh),

Dr Brandon Whitcher (Mango Solutions),

Dr Wayne Jones (Shell UK),

Dr Ernest Turro (University of Cambridge)

Dr Peter Nash (Imperial College London)

The full programme (including titles) is now available.

The meeting is relevant to:
  • statisticians, bioinformaticians and other analysts working with R, or planning on moving to the R environment;
  • undergraduate and graduate students who work, or will work, with R;
  • scientists, educators and industry members who wish to learn about R's potential;
  • anyone who wishes to network with colleagues from relevant areas.

Registration with payment is required - a booking form can be downloaded here.




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