Bioinformatics programming

A.Y. 2014/2015
Lesson for
6
Max ECTS
48
Overall hours
Language
Italian
Learning objectives
This is a basic programming course. The main objectives of the course consists in providing the basic programming notions to write scripts and programns using the R language and the rich set of software libraries available for this programming language.

Course structure and Syllabus

Active edition
Yes
Responsible
Lessons: 48 hours
Professor: Valentini Giorgio
Syllabus
· Algorithms and programming languages
· The graphical user interface of R
· Variables; basic data types; expressions, operators and statements
· Fundamental data structures in R: vectors, factors, matrices, arrays, lists, data frames ed environments.
· Blocks, conditional statements, iterative statements.
· Functions and scripts
· I/O operations
· The R graphical environment and functions
· Packages and R language extensions
· Bioconductor and bioinformatics libraries in R
· Object oriented programming in R.
Lesson period
Second semester
Lesson period
Second semester
Assessment methods
Esame
Assessment result
voto verbalizzato in trentesimi
Professor(s)
Reception:
Room S216 - second floor Computer Science Dept.