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NIMBioS Tutorial: Migration from the Desktop:
HPC application of R and other codes for biological research

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Monday, May 9th

9:00Greeting from NIMBioS
9:30Introduction to Parallel Computing
10:30Challenges of HPC
Part 1: Introduction
Part 2: HPC Utilities
Scientific Visualization in HPC    Example files (.tar)
Visit Tutorial    Sample data set (.cdf)
11:15Logging on to NAUTILUS
11:45Lunch at NIMBioS
12:45“What are your Development Goals?”
1:15Case Study: Analysis of the All Taxa BioDiversity Inventory from the GSMNP
1:45"Black Box" code and what you can get through data analysis
3:30HPC Lab:
Examples and submissions
5:30 Meet and Greet with Dinner at NIMBioS

Tuesday, May 10th

9:00Case Study: Application of R in Biology
9:30High Performance Computing in R
"Open Box" application
R HPC limitations and application
10:45A little paperwork
10:55Breakout Groups
Power, 1st Steps, Biology Stories
12:00Lunch at NIMBioS
1:00Visualization Lab:
3:30Visualization Lab: R (click below to download program and data files):
R_Graphics.R    mydata100.RData
Quick-R Example on Nautilus (zip file)
5:00Dinner on your own

Wednesday, May 11th

9:00Data Management
10:45Last Minute Wisdom (.txt)
12:00Box Lunches provided
2:00First flights out

For more information, contact:
Eric Carr
HPC Specialist, NIMBioS
Phone: (865) 974-0223   Fax: (865) 974-9300

1122 Volunteer Blvd., Suite 106
University of Tennessee
Knoxville, TN 37996-3410
PH: (865) 974-9334
FAX: (865) 974-9461
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From 2008 until early 2021, NIMBioS was supported by the National Science Foundation through NSF Award #DBI-1300426, with additional support from The University of Tennessee, Knoxville. Any opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation.
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