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

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March 6 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Unsupervised Machine Learning: Principal Component Analysis and K-Means

This workshop will introduce participants to Principal Component Analysis (PCA) and K-Means using Python’s Scikit-learn library. We’ll introduce fundamental concepts related to machine learning (ML) and both PCA and K-Means,…

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

Linear mixed models in Python

Mixed models (also known as multilevel models or random effects models) are used in research involving data with repeated measures per observation unit.  The Python statsmodels package is able to…

March 14 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Intro to SQL

Ever want to know how to communicate with a database? You need to know SQL, a standard programming language for working with relational database management systems in data warehouses or…

March 15 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Data Processing and Visualization in Python

This workshop will delve into common data processing and exploration techniques. We will use NumPy, Matplotlib and Pandas to perform data exploration in Python. Among others, we’ll demonstrate how to…

HPC training workshops begin Tuesday, Jan. 31

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A series of training workshops in high performance computing will be hed Jan. 31 through Feb. 22, 2017, presented by CSCAR in conjunction with Advanced Research Computing – Technology Services (ARC-TS). All…

Funding available for data set acquisition

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The new Data Acquisition for Data Science (DADS) program supports acquisition, preparation, management, and maintenance of specialized research data sets used in current and future data science-enabled research projects across…

New geospatial analysis and GIS support at CSCAR

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CSCAR (Consulting for Statistics, Computing and Analytics Research) is offering expanded support for geospatial analysis and geographic information systems (GIS), effective immediately. Researchers seeking guidance in this area are encouraged…

U-M, Coursera offer five-course specialization in Applied Data Science with Python

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Coursera and the University of Michigan are offering a five-course specialization in Applied Data Science with Python starting in September. The courses cost $79 each, and students who complete all…