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Otago Bioinformatics Spring School 2021 - Day 1

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All pre-requisites are taken care of if you are using this lesson at the Otago Bioinformatics Spring School 2021.

Please see the setup instructions if you wish to undertake this workshop on your own computer.


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00:00 1. Introduction to NeSI How can I log onto Jupyter hub notebooks hosted on NeSI
00:30 2. Introduction to the UNIX shell What is a command shell and why would I use one?
How can I see what files and directories I have?
How can I use loops and scripts to my advantage?
02:25 3. Introducing R and Juypter Notebooks Why use R?
Why use notebooks and how does it differ from R?
03:10 4. R Basics What will these lessons not cover?
What are the basic features of the R language?
What are the most common objects in R?
04:30 5. R Basics continued - factors and data frames How do I get started with tabular data (e.g. spreadsheets) in R?
What are some best practices for reading data into R?
How do I save tabular data generated in R?
06:00 Finish

The actual schedule may vary slightly depending on the topics and exercises chosen by the instructor.