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<center><big>'''NESCent Hackathon on Population Genetics in R'''</big></center>
'''''The homepage of the [https://github.com/NESCent/r-popgen-hackathon Population Genetics in R Hackathon] has been moved to Github.'''''
== Specific objectives ==
The event aims to target the following broad objectives. Participants will identify specific objectives and coding targets prior to and during the event.
# A common base class for efficient storage of genetic data.
# Increase interoperability between the many population genetics-related packages.
# Improve scalability for big data among population genetics packages.
All code and documentation from the hackathon will be made available immediately and freely to the community under an  open-source ([http://www.opensource.org/licenses/alphabetical OSI-approved)] license.
== Participants ==
Participation will be arranged through an open Call for Participation.
== Organization ==
=== Organizing Committee ===
* Thibaut Jombart, [[User:Hlapp|Hilmar Lapp]], Stéphanie Manel, Emmanuel Paradis, Bastian Pfeifer, Greg Warnes
* [http://www.hsph.harvard.edu/carey/ Vince Carey], a core developer of [http://www.bioconductor.org Bioconductor], has agreed to serve in an advisory role during the planning phase of the event.
=== Schedule ===
The hackathon is slated to take place March 16-20, 2015 at NESCent in Durham, North Carolina.
=== Organizational Activities ===
Detailed [[R Hackathon 1/Planning Steps|planning steps]] are outlined and documented separately. In particular, the following activities are taking place:
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Latest revision as of 19:46, 22 March 2015

The homepage of the Population Genetics in R Hackathon has been moved to Github.