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When & Where
Date: 
Fri, April 29, 2016 - 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Location: 
D-Lab: Convening Room (356 Barrows Hall)
Description
Type: 

Students will be introduced to the basics of clustering using R. They will learn the basics of distance matrices and linkage methods, transforming data, creating cluster objects, and the construction, manipulation, and interpretation of dendrograms. They will also learn how to compute cluster p-values via multiscale bootstrap resampling from the 'pvclust' package. 

Prior knowledge:

R for Data Science Days 1-3 or equivalent experience

Details
Training Host: 
D-lab Facilitator: 
Zawadi Rucks-Ahidiana
Format Detail: 
Interactive
Participant Technology Requirement: 
Laptop required; please install R version 3.1 or greater and the pvclust package in advance.