Aligarh : Accomplished experts discussed the essentials in programming and documentation with R, a system for statistical analyses and graphics and how it makes possible to combine different statistical functions for performing complex analyses in a single program.
The deliberations were made in a three-day online workshop of the Department of Computer Science, Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) on ‘Programming and Documentation with R’.
Saying that this workshop is the need of the hour, Prof Qazi Mazhar Ali (Dean, Faculty of Science) spoke extensively on the significance of Big Data and Big Data Analytics in industry and academia during the inaugural function.
Prof Aasim Zafar (Chairperson, Department of Computer Science) said that the workshop has been organised to upgrade skills of faculty members, researchers and students.
He added that more workshops are scheduled to provide the participants with hands-on-training on topics such as Big Data Analytics, Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, Deep Learning, Python, Project Management System, Image Processing, Cyber Security and Data Forensics, Information Security, Blockchain, IoT, Cloud Computing, Bioinformatics and Semantic Web.
Prof Athar Ali Khan, Dr Romana Shehla and Dr Yasmin khan conducted the technical sessions of the workshop.
In the valedictory session, Prof M Salim Beg, Department of Electronics spoke on the need if more such online activities for the benefit of teachers, research scholars and students.
Prof Aasim Zafar extended the vote of thanks and Dr Arman Rasool Faridi, Workshop Coordinator conducted the programme.
Around 100 participants from India and abroad including South Eastern University of Sri Lanka, Beijing University of Technology, AMU Malappuram Centre, GGS IP University Delhi, IGNOU Delhi, Mangalayatan University, Banaras Hindu University, Jamia Hamdard New Delhi, Marwadi University and Tezpur University among others participated in the workshop. The workshop also had participants from various departments of AMU.