Jamie Jamison, Leigh Phan, Kristian Allen, Tim Dennis
Dave George, Geno Sanchez, Ibraheem Ali, Scott Gruber
Workshops created by the Carpentries
aim to help researchers get their work done
in less time and with less pain
by teaching them basic research computing skills.
This series of hands-on workshops will cover basic concepts and tools,
including program design, version control, data management,
task automation, and containerization.
Participants will be encouraged to help one another
and to apply what they have learned to their own research problems.
Requirements: Participants must bring a laptop with a
Mac, Linux, or Windows operating system (not a tablet, Chromebook, etc.) that they have administrative privileges on. They should have a few specific software packages installed (listed below).
Accessibility: We are committed to making this workshop
accessible to everybody.
The workshop organizers have checked that:
The room is wheelchair / scooter accessible.
Accessible restrooms are available.
Materials will be provided in advance of the workshop and
large-print handouts are available if needed by notifying the
organizers in advance. If we can help making learning easier for
you (e.g. sign-language interpreters, lactation facilities) please
get in touch (using contact details below) and we will
attempt to provide them.
Everyone who participates in Carpentries activities is required to conform to the Code of Conduct.This document also outlines how to report an incident if needed.
This workshop is being conducted over Zoom. The instructors will be recording this session. The recording feature for others is disabled so that no one else will be able to record this session through Zoom. No recording by other means is permitted. This session will be posted to UCLA Google Drive for sharing. If you have privacy concerns and do not wish to appear in the recording, do not turn on your video. If you also prefer to use a pseudonym instead of your name, please let us know what name you will be using so that I know who you are during the session. If you would like to ask a question, you may do so privately through the Zoom chat by addressing your chat question to an instructor only (and not to “everyone”), or you may contact instructors by another email <firstname.lastname@example.org>. If you have questions or concerns about this, please contact us. Pursuant to the terms of the agreement between the vendor and UCLA, the data is used solely for this purpose and the vendor is prohibited from redisclosing this information. UCLA also does not use the data for any other purpose. Recordings will be deleted when no longer necessary. However, the recording may become part of an administrative disciplinary record if misconduct occurs during a videoconference.
Install R by downloading and running
this .exe file
Also, please install the
Note that if you have separate user and admin accounts, you should run the
installers as administrator (right-click on .exe file and select "Run as
administrator" instead of double-clicking). Otherwise problems may occur later,
for example when installing R packages.
You can download the binary files for your distribution
from CRAN. Or
you can use your package manager (e.g. for Debian/Ubuntu
run sudo apt-get install r-base and for Fedora run
sudo dnf install R). Also, please install the