RPIrates: The RPI R Users Group

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Welcome to RPIrates: The RPI R Users Group! We are a growing community --- over 300 subscribers! --- of students, faculty and staff at Rensselaer who gather virtually and in person to support each others' use of the R open source analytics platform. In semi-weekly meetings we explain useful packages, share "feats of strength," and of course "air grievances!" 

During the Fall and Spring semester we have monthly in-person RPIrates meetings, usually the first Weds (evening) of the month in AE217. We also have an RPIrates email list through which we share information and ask questions: rpi-r-users@cs.lists.rpi.edu

Fall 2018 Schedule: We will be holding weekly RPIrates meetings starting Weds, 05 Sep 2018. These meetings are open to anyone interested, but some will focus on specific packages and techniques of interest to this term's Data Analytics Research Lab course.  

Date Time/Location Topic
16 Jan 6p/AE217 Project Management with R Studio
13 Feb 6p/AE217 Topic TBD
13 Mar 6p/AE217 Topic TBD
10 Apr 6p/AE217 Topic TBD
01 May 6p/AE217 Topic TBD
     

Upcoming RPI R Bootcamps! Approximately twice/year IDEA hosts an R Bootcamp. These are two- or three-day, day-long, intensive,interactive deep-dives in the R language and platform, structured to accommodate the needs of the RPI research community.

Dates Time/Location Sponsor
May 2019 TBD IDEA
Aug 2019 TBD IDEA, Lally School

 

 

Summer 2017 Data INCITE R Hackers demonstrating Multi-Window Shiny on the IDEA Campfire
Summer 2017 Data INCITE R Hackers demonstrating Multi-Window Shiny on the IDEA Campfire

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