Consulting for Statistics, Computing and Analytics Research provides consulting services and training opportunities in data science, statistics, and advanced research computation.


November 28 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm

Issues in Analysis of Complex Sample Survey Data

This 2-half day workshop will provide participants with an introductory overview of issues frequently encountered when conducting secondary analyses of data collected from sample surveys with complex multi-stage designs (e.g….

November 29 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Supervised Machine Learning: Support Vector Machines (SVMs)

This workshop will introduce participants to Supervised Machine Learning (SML) and Support Vector Machines (SVMs) using Python’s Scikit-learn library. We’ll start with a brief explanation of Anaconda and the Jupyter…

November 30 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Visualization in R

Visualizing the results of research is a key aspect in facilitating scientific communication to a broad audience. The focus of this workshop will be on using common tools in R…

December 8 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Record Linkage in Python

Record Linkage is defined as the task of finding records within or between data sources that refer to the same entity. This workshop will introduce participants to the Python Record…

U-M plans participation at SC17 conference in Denver

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Several University of Michigan researchers and professional IT staff will attend the Supecomputing 17 (SC17) conference in Colorado from Nov. 12-17, and participate in a number of different ways, including…

U-M partners with Cavium on Big Data computing platform

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A new partnership between the University of Michigan and Cavium Inc., a San Jose-based provider of semiconductor products, will create a powerful new Big Data computing cluster available to all…

CSCAR provides walk-in support for new Flux users

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CSCAR now provides walk-in support during business hours for students, faculty, and staff seeking assistance in getting started with the Flux computing environment.  CSCAR consultants can walk a researcher through…

University of Michigan researcher contributes to NASA findings on carbon in the atmosphere showcased in the journal Science

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  High-resolution satellite data from NASA’s Orbiting Carbon Observatory-2 are revealing the subtle ways that carbon links everything on Earth – the ocean, land, atmosphere, terrestrial ecosystems and human activities.…