Mumbai, Nov 2010 - Basic R Course for Finance

Rmetrics offers a high quality training course in the R programming language, based on their "Basic R for Finance" eBook.

The course consists of four blocks, each composed of 30% lecture, 20% examples and 50% lab session.

Course Topics:

Block I: Computations - Data structures, data manipulation, importing and exporting data, object types.

Block II: Programming – Writing functions, debugging functions, efficient calculations, object orientation.

Block III: Plotting - High-level plots, customizing plots, graphical devices.

Block IV: Statistics and Inference - Basic statistical functions, exploratory data analysis, time series analysis, regression modelling, case studies.

Course Audience:

This is a hands-on classroom training course for new R users. The course covers the core topics necessary to understand the R language and become proficient in using R. The course is well-suited to students, academics, as well as finance and risk managers who wants to get to grips with the R software environment.

Time and Date:
Friday, November 12:
morning session: 9 –12 am
afternoon session: 13 –16 pm
Saturday, November 13:
morning session: 9 –12 am
afternoon session: 13 –16 pm

Location:
IGIDR, Goregaon (E)
General Gokhale Marg
Mumbai -400065

Course Tutor:
DiethelmWürtz, ETH Zurich
wuertz@phys.ethz.ch

Course Organization:
Mahendra Mehta, Mumbai
Susan Thomas, IGIDR, Mumbai

Price:
Students & Academia: INR 5,000/=Industry: INR 10,000/=
Registration and Enquiry
Contact: mahendra.mehta@rmetrics.org
Phone +91-9819534505