You are required to bring your own laptop, with a working Wifi connection, and the latest versions of R and RStudio installed.
For this course you have to download data sets, confirgure Rstudio and install a virtual machine.
From the following URL,
download the file ZIP file, unzip it, you should end up with a
If not yet done, please also install the following packages by executing in R studio the following commands:install.
Prior to the course, you will need to have an emulation of a Linux OS, i.e. a virtual machine containing among others a terminal window. This will be used for the practicals.
REQUIREMENTS: you need a computer with minimum of 4 GB memory. The virtual machine itself requires 4 GB memory. And at least 25 GB free space on your hard disk.
To this end, you first need to have Virtualbox installed on your computer. Please download and install the (latest) version of VirtualBox according to your operating system (Windows or Mac, no need for Unix/Linux machines).
Then download the virtual machine image (.
on your computer.
To install and run it, please read the Virtual Machine installation guide.
If at the end of the procedure, you are not able to run the virtual machine, please contact us sufficiently in advance at firstname.lastname@example.org as no technical problem with the virtual machine will be handled during the course. Mac users can work with their terminal and for Windows users, we will propose you an alternative with a terminal app install (MobaXterm).
For the practicals, please follow the different steps explained in the guide (see pdf document below).