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October 2017

Regression Analysis with R

October 24 @ 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
Presenters: Corey Powell is a statistical consultant at CSCAR

This one day workshop will provide participants with an overview of commonly used methods in simple and multiple linear regression. There will be both lecture and hands-on computer work using…

SEM Series III: Structural Equation Models

October 26 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

This workshop will help participants develop skills in understanding and conducting structural equation models.  After an initial review of path analytic and measurement model techniques with latent variables (covered in…

Data Science with Social Science data: building predictive models using Python’s Scikit-learn

October 27 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

We will use Python’s Pandas DataFrames, Matplotlib and Scikit-learn to analyze census data. Participants will use Scikit-learn tools to predict whether income exceeds a particular dollar amount based on the…

Hadoop and Spark Workshop

October 31 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Location: East Hall B254, 530 Church St.
Ann Arbor, MI 48109 United States

Overview Learn how to process large amounts (up to terabytes) of data using SQL and/or simple programming models available in Python, Scala, and Java. Computers will be provided to follow along…

Extracting Data from PDFs

October 31 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Do you have useful information that resides in a data table within a PDF? These are notoriously hard to extract using standard pdf text miner tools. Come explore with us,…

November 2017

Data Processing with R

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

This talk will delve into common data processing and exploration techniques.  The main focus will be on packages that enhance and facilitate the sorts of operations that typically arise when…

Image Processing – II

November 3 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Building upon the first workshop, we will cover more low level techniques such as opening, closing, edge detection, texture analysis, segmentation, and will start frequency domain processing. I will try to…

Text Processing and Analysis with R

November 7 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

This workshop will cover the basics of text processing in R, such as string manipulation, dealing with factors, using regular expressions, etc.  In addition, a case study of analysis, e.g.…

Machine Learning: Concepts and Application

November 16 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Machine learning can be described as a form of data analysis, often even utilizing well-known and familiar techniques, that has bit of a different focus than traditional analytical practice in…

Issues in Analysis of Complex Sample Survey Data

November 28 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
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One event on November 30, 2017 at 9:00am

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.…