ICRAFUseR: Introduction to Machine Learning in R

Last update on Nov. 11, 2019.

  • Sebastian Palmas
  • Kevin Oluoch

This is hands-on workshop is meant to introduce you to the basics of machine learning in R: more specifically, it will show you how to use R to work well known machine learning algorithms, including unsupervised (k-means clustering) and supervised methods (such as k-nearest neighbours, SVM, random forest).

There is ...

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ICRAFUseR: Introduction to R

Last update on Oct. 25, 2019.

Presenter: Faith Musili

Topics Covered:

  • What is R Programming language?
  • Why Learn R?
  • Who uses R?
  • R communities and groups
  • What is Rstudio?
  • Where to start
  • R packages
  • Data types in R
  • Good Practices when programming in R
  • Basic R

Presentation Materials:


ICRAFUseR: Introduction to mixed effects models in R

Last update on Oct. 15, 2019.


Tor-G. Vagen



Beta version of Regreening Africa App

Last update on Feb. 10, 2019.

Beta version of Regreening Africa App

The Regreening Africa App is now online as a Beta version. This app is designed for data collection of data on various tree planting activities, including nurseries, tree planting and farmer managed natural regeneration. Such data is critically needed to map and assess the extent and effectiveness of land restoration activities in smallholder farming systems ...

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Building forest-water knowledge and capacity for Forest and Landscape Restoration in Ethiopia

Last update on July 18, 2018.

Building forest-water knowledge and capacity for Forest and Landscape Restoration in Ethiopia

        
Last month, WeForest, FAO’s Forest and Water Programme, and GIZ delivered a capacity-building workshop on forest and water in Mekelle, Ethiopia. ICRAF’s GeoScience Lab was involved in the organisation and delivery of the workshop through Aida Bargues Tobella, who was one of the facilitators.

The workshop, entitled ‘Building forest-water knowledge and capacity for ...

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Finding evidence for land-restoration strategies

Last update on Jan. 15, 2018.

Finding evidence for land-restoration strategies

Photo of an agricultural landscape in Eastern Uganda, by Madelon Lohbeck


Restoration has never been more important, with almost a third of the world’s land surface degraded. But what exactly is restoration? And how do we know if it works?

 

More than 1.5 billion of the world’s poorest people are directly affected ...

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New version of Africa Tree Finder on the Google Play Store

Last update on Nov. 7, 2017.

New version of Africa Tree Finder on the Google Play Store

A new version of the Africa Tree Finder is on the Google Play store with lots of improvements and new functionality. Have a look here: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.icraf.gsl.africatreefinder&hl=en

Basic R markdown template for writing a scientific manuscript

Last update on Sept. 6, 2017.

RStudio is a great environment for writing and R Markdown reports, manuscripts, blogs and other types of publications. It is particularly attractive for writing manuscripts that are reproducible (see for example: https://www.r-bloggers.com/composing-reproducible-manuscripts-using-r-markdown/).

However, it can be a bit daunting at first, so here's a simple template to get you started ...

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Introduction to R markdown - 1

Last update on April 27, 2017.

Tree growth analysis

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GIS Seminar part one

Last update on March 30, 2017.

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