Difference between revisions of "R Hackathon 1/Planning Steps"

From Phyloinformatics
Jump to: navigation, search
(IT resources & setup)
(Preparing for the event)
Line 36: Line 36:
 
** Determine prior reading ([[R_Hackathon_1/R_Vignette_HowTo|R vignette howto]]), training, and setup needed
 
** Determine prior reading ([[R_Hackathon_1/R_Vignette_HowTo|R vignette howto]]), training, and setup needed
 
** Collect data sets for testing/validation
 
** Collect data sets for testing/validation
 +
 +
== Reading and book list ==
 +
 +
* Emmanuel Paradis, ''[http://www.amazon.com/Analysis-Phylogenetics-Evolution-R-Use/dp/0387329145/ref=pd_bbs_sr_1?ie=UTF8&s=books&qid=1196120895&sr=8-1 Analysis of Phylogenetics and Evolution with R (Use R)]''. Springer, 2006
 +
* Paul Murray, ''[http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/158488486X R Graphics (Computer Science and Data Analysis])''. Chapman and Hall, 2005
  
 
[[Category:R Hackathon 1]]
 
[[Category:R Hackathon 1]]

Revision as of 19:55, 26 November 2007

Participants

IT resources & setup

  1. Supporting software & resources
    • Mailing list Done (wg-rhack1, all participants subscribed).
    • Source code repository
      • Dedicated repository on Google Code or Sourceforge?
      • Help needed by participating packages needed to move to cvs or svn?
      • Do participating packages need to branch prior to hackathon?
      • svn repository on NESCent server needed?
    • File share Done. URL: https://webdav.nescent.org/rhack1
  2. Hardware
    • Loaners needed? Not yet. Reminder sent.
    • Wired network needed? Not yet. Reminder sent.
    • More wireless access points needed?
    • Power strips
    • Projector, screen, whiteboards, flip charts

Preparing for the event

  • Achieve consensus list of prioritized goals
  • Develop agenda
  • Determine preliminary subgroups
  • Items to be prepared by participants
    • Lightning or other presentations - which ones are useful, what scope, who are the presenters?
    • Package-specific information to be compiled on the wiki - overview, relevant programming info, and future goals
    • Bootcamps - which ones are needed?
  • Documentation & testing
    • Determine prior reading (R vignette howto), training, and setup needed
    • Collect data sets for testing/validation

Reading and book list