iDiv, Leipzig, Germany
0.5 CP (1.5 course days; attendance time: 9 hours, preparation time: 2 hours)
Doctoral Researchers and interested Postdoctoral Researchers
Plotting in R
Data input and processing for R; R plotting tools, plot types, graphics libraries, plot customization to include ggplot2.
Phylogeny representation and formatting; phylogeny visualization software; phylogenetic trees in R and Perl; depicting clades, taxa and ecological samples.
Mapping in R; geographic information and its representation; tools (including gdal) and R libraries.
You will need
Familiarity with the R environment
Active participation to include production of publication-standard figures
Lecturer(s) in charge
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Douglas Chesters
PhD in Phyloinformatics from Imperial College London; Experienced in progressed methodology for constructing and utilizing species-rich phylogenies from mined insect data.