University of Auckland Workshop

The Department of Statistics at the University of Auckland (the birthplace of R) has organized three workshops following ASC/NZSA 2006, to be held on July 7 and 8, 2006, at the University of Auckland.

S Programming: Bill Venables, CSIRO
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9:00--13:00, Friday, July 7, 2006
Cost: NZ$100, students NZ$50

Bill Venables is the co-author (with Brian Ripley) of two popular books on the S languages, Modern Applied Statistics with S, and S Programming. He has presented workshops about S around the world.

R Graphics: Paul Murrell, University of Auckland
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14:00--17:30, Friday, July 7, 2006
Cost: NZ$100, students NZ$50

Paul Murrell is a member of R-core and has been responsible for implementation of graphics in R, including the grid graphics system. He has recently published a book entitled "R Graphics".

Bioconductor: Robert Gentleman, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Center
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9:00--5:00, Saturday, July 8, 2006
Cost: NZ$250, students NZ$125 (includes lunch)

Robert Gentleman is one of the original developers of R, along with Ross Ihaka. He was a co-founder of the Bioconductor project and is a contributor to this project which has a leading position in the expanding field of Bioinformatics.

This workshop will include some laboratory sessions. It is intended for those who already have some familiarity with Bioconductor.

To register your interest in any or all of these workshops, please email: r-fest@stat.auckland.ac.nz

Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center