[R] Course***Advanced R/Splus Programming***January 2004 by XLSolutions Corp.

elvis@xlsolutions-corp.com elvis at xlsolutions-corp.com
Tue Jan 6 18:38:43 CET 2004

   Happy New Year
   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.
   *********Princeton, NJ ----------  January 29-30, 2004
   *********San Francisco ----------  January 15-16, 2004
   *********Boston, MA    ----------  TBD
   *********Washington DC ----------  TBD
               Reserve your seat Now  (payment due after the class)
   Email Sue Turner: [3]sue at xlsolutions-corp.com
   Phone: 206-686-1578
   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. Over half of the seats in
   both classes are currently reserved.  Register now to secure your seat
   in this course!

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


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

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