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Sunday, January 28 • 9:00am - 4:30pm
Workshop. Wildlife Data Analysis Using Program R

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Sponsored by the Wisconsin Chapter of The Wildlife Society

Organizer: Scott Hygnstrom, Wisconsin Chapter of the Wildlife Society, Scott.Hygnstrom@uwsp.edu

Fee: WISCONSIN CHAPTER TWS DISCOUNT:  $25 - Wisconsin Chapter of TWS member (professionals); $10 - Wisconsin Chapter of TWS member(students);  $50 professionals (non-member);  $20 students (non member)

Note: Includes buffet lunch

Intended Audience: Beginning through advanced students and professionals

Overview: This workshop will address management and analysis of wildlife data using Program R.  It will consist of 2 sessions: the morning session (9:00  – 11:30 am) will be an Introduction to Program R and will include R syntax (e.g., how to read and write R code, understanding types of variables and their uses, and how to reference data for analyses from complex data sets), data management (e.g., how to manipulate, merge, sort, and subset datasets), basic descriptive statistics (e.g., generated with key functions such as tapply and sapply), and R packages (e.g., finding, loading, and understanding the supporting documentation).  The afternoon session (1:00 – 4:30 p.m.) will be on Intermediate Program R that will focus on simulations and looping functions, user defined functions, and graphing.  Participants can bring their own computers and data sets, but they are not required.  

Sunday January 28, 2018 9:00am - 4:30pm CST