IMPORTANT: Please read the requirements for attending this event before you RSVP that you are attending.
You will require the following level of knowledge:
• basic understanding of maths to GCSE level
• fluent in at least one programming language (i.e. written 10k+ lines of code)
This is a hands on workshop, there will be practical work which requires you turn up with:
• a laptop with R installed.
R is available here (free):
Optional IDE (free):
Location: The London Escalator, 69-89 Mile End Rd, London E1 4TT (https://www.google.co.uk/maps/place/Central+Working+Whitechapelemail@example.com,-0.0524035,17z/data=!4m2!3m1!1s0x0:0x876231d901dff278)
A second date for the workshop, also being run on 16th January 2016 (see http://www.meetup.com/ACCULondon/events/225584087/ )
The workshop will focus on extracting information that is useful to practicing software developers from sets of data about aspects of software engineering and the way we go about doing it.
Statistics will be used as a tool to find patterns in the data using R.
The material is based on a book Derek is working on, “Empirical Software Engineering with R”:
The format will be iterations of Derek talking for a while followed by some practical work.
Derek hopes to eventually cover all the important topics in software engineering. So if there is enough interest he will run further workshops covering more of the subject matter.