Robby explains how R is used by researchers at Sciensano (the national health institute in Belgium). There are about 300 researchers in the institute and about 80% are using R. Robby covers
- how Sciensano moved from SPSS/STATA/SAS to mainly R
- which R packages are in use at Sciensano
- some use cases and data flows covering among others
Enjoy the recordings below!
The next meetup will probably be held in February and will cover how Tabnet (a deep learning technique which allegedly is competitive compared to boosting machine learning models) was implemented on top of the torch R package which interfaces with the libtorch C++ library.
You can be kept up to date at upcoming meetups at https://www.meetup.com/RBelgium.
If you have topics to cover, feel free to contact one of us through Meetup and we will be happy to host it.