Institute of Visual Informatics

Institute of Visual Informatics (IVI)

Leading Digital Technology Across Industrial Revolution

Workshop: “Microsoft Azure’s Jupyter Notebook and R”

Microsoft Azure is a cloud computing service for building, testing, deploying, managing applications and services through Microsoft global network of data centers.

The Jupyter Notebook is an open-source web application that allows users to create and share documents that contain live code, equations, narrative text and visualizations. It has many uses, including: data cleaning, data transformation, machine learning, statistical modelling, numerical simulation, and data visualization.

In this workshop, you will learn how to use Jupyter Notebook in Microsoft Azure environment and also R. R is a programming language for statistical computing which is supported by the R Foundation for Statistical Computing. The R language is widely used among statisticians and data scientists for developing statistical and data analysis. At the end of the workshop, participants will be able to compare the differences between the Jupyter Notebook and R.

This workshop is organised as part of the activities in the Visual Informatics International Seminar (VIIS 2018).


Assoc. Prof. Dr. Amelia Ritahani Ismail,
Kulliyyah of ICT, International Islamic University Malaysia.

Workshop Details

Date: 15 November 2018
Time: 09:00am – 05:00pm
Venue: Makmal Latihan, Aras 2, Perpustakaan Lingkungan 2, UKM, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, Bangi, 43600, Selangor.

Workshop Fees

*Student (Local / Overseas Universities): RM100.00
Non-student: RM150.00

Workshop Organiser

Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, Bangi, 43600, Selangor.
Phone: 03‐8921 6073


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