[R-SIG-Finance] Mumbai November 2010: R Course for Finance

Diethelm Wuertz wuertz at itp.phys.ethz.ch
Mon Sep 27 16:22:48 CEST 2010

Mumbai 2010: R Course for Finance

The Rmetrics Association is offering 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 

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

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

Course Tutor:
DiethelmWuertz, ETH Zurich
wuertz at phys.ethz.ch

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

Contact: mahendra.mehta at rmetrics.org
Phone +91-9819534505

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