R North East User Group


location Campus North | 6 PM-7:30 PM Monday 11 December 2017 (BST)

A get together for R enthusiasts in the North East (with food!)

The Speakers

Richard Perry; Using R for Life Improvement
Theo Roe; An Intro to Timing in R

Schedule

6 - 6:30: Food
6:30 - 6:35: Welcome
6:35 - 6:50: Theo
6:50 - 7:30: Richard

Bios

Coming from a background in Mathematics, Richard Perry completed his PhD in Statistical Genetics. Since then he has worked as a Statistical Researcher and Consultant in the Pharmaceutical Industry and a Data Scientist in the Software Industry.

Theo Roe is a recent graduate in Maths and Stats and a new member at the team over at Jumping Rivers. As one of Jumping Rivers' Data Scientists he handles anything from consultancy to training in R, R shiny and R Markdown.

Abstracts

Using R for Life Improvement - Coming soon.

An Introduction to Timing in R - Are your R scripts getting larger and consequently slower? Whether it's a shiny app, a markdown document or a standard R script, knowing how fast your functions are is crucial to an efficient piece of code. Packages such as microbenchmark and tictoc can help you do this.

Location

Campus North

Sunco House, 5 Carliol Square, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 6UF, UK

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