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Friday, October 20
Fri, Oct 20, 11:45 AM - 1:00 PM
Aventine Ballroom E
Speed Session 3

An Introduction to Developing R Packages (303734)

Lindsey Dietz, Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis 
*Christina P Knudson, University of St. Thomas 
Haema Nilakanta, University of Minnesota 

Keywords: r, programming, software, package, tutorial

Only about ten percent of R packages are maintained by women: this interactive session aims to turn this trend around. We will begin with a brief overview of our experiences programming in R and developing/maintaining R packages. We will then guide you through the basic steps of producing and checking an R package. You will have the opportunity to ask questions and receive guidance during the session, and you will leave ready to produce your own R package. Please bring a computer. We will assume you can program a simple function in R.