Melanie Colón Posted February 29, 2016 Share Posted February 29, 2016 Dear colleagues, Registration is open for the workshop "R Without Fear: Applied R for Biologists “ 2nd edition", September 19th-23rd, 2016. Instructor: Dr. Jordi Moya-LaraÃ±o (EstaciÃ³n Experimental de Zonas Ãridas - CSIC, Spain). PLACE: Premises of Sabadell of the Institut CatalÃ¡ de Paleontologia Miquel Crusafont (Barcelona, Spain). WEBPAGE: http://www.transmittingscience.org/courses/stats/applied-r-for-bio/ PROGRAM: Introduction to R and its working environment * Types of variables in R * Vectors, matrices and data frames * Self-made functions * Working with loops and conditional statements * How to merge data tables * Search and substitute of data values within tables * Complex summaries of data tables Statistical analyses with some theoretical refreshing * Statistical populations and samples through example * Measures of central tendency and variability * Precision, accuracy and bias * Hypothesis testing: falsability, Type-I and Type-II errors and statistical power * Correlation and simple linear regression * P-value vs effect magnitude * Linear models: residuals, assumptions and interpretation * Explained and unexplained variance in a linear model (coefficient of determination) * Introduction to R graphics with statistical examples * The concept of partial effect: partial regression and correlation * Additive vs. multiplicative effects: disentangling the effect of interactions * General and Generalized Linear Models * Choosing the best models via AIC With best regards Soledad De Esteban-Trivigno, PhD. Scientific Director Transmitting Science www.transmittingscience.org Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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