The groups "Topological Descriptors for Geometric Data" and "Topological Time Series Analysis - Theory and Practice" will be using a virtual image of XUbuntu 16.04 32-bit with packages pre-installed. The first group will be using R Studio with the TDA R Package, and the second group will be using Jupyter Notebook, which are all pre-installed on an image.
1. Installing VirtualBox
You will first need to download and install the VirtualBox client on your computer. Click here to go to the VirtualBox downloads page, and choose the file corresponding to your operating system