R workshop at Université Laval

Last week I gave a 2-day R workshop at the Parerea group at INAF at Université Laval. While the first day was roughly modeled on my introduction to R from my Advanced Data Analysis course at Concordia (but with agricultural data rather than meteorological data), I have added new material for the treatment of censored data and allergenic risk assessments using Monte-Carlo simulations.

The latter was also new territory for me. While I had immersed myself into allergenic risk assessments during the past 6 months for PhD student advising, implementing distribution estimations and Monte-Carlo simulations in R was a nice challenge!

The R packages fitdistrplus (for distribution estimates) and mc2d (for Monte-Carlo simulations with fitdistrplus output) were extremely helpful to get the job done!

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Atmospheric chemistry researcher and university teacher. Data analysis/chemometrics specialist (PCA, PCR, Cluster analysis, SOM)

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