Our next meeting will be on Thursday, July 17th at 6:30 PM. The meet up will be in Room 1265 in the basement of North Quad on the Central Campus.
Parking: The nearest parking structures are Liberty Square, Thayer Street, and Maynard Street.
Getting in: The exterior doors lock after 5PM – but it seems that anyone with an MCard can get it. We will try to have someone at the plaza entry (click for map) on the corner of Huron and State streets to let people in.
6:30 – Socializing, help installing R
Bring your laptop and come ready to make new friends
6:45 – 5 things I wish I knew... (or want to know!)
What are the things you wish you knew when you first started using R?
If you are new to R, what is something you want to learn?
7:00 – Presentations
Introduction to knitr
knitr is a package for elegant, flexible, and fast dynamic report generation with R
Introduction to dates/times and the lubridate package
Lubridate makes it easier to work with dates and times by providing functions to identify and parse date-time data, extract and modify components of a date-time, perform accurate math on date-times, handle time zones and Daylight Savings Time.