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September 2016

Statistical Analysis with R

September 27 @ 8:30 am - 3:30 pm
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September 29
Presenters: Chris Andrews is a statistical consultant at CSCAR and statistician in the UM Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences. Formerly he was Research Assistant Professor at the State University of New York, University at Buffalo. He currently is the lead statistician for the Northeast Region Biostatistics Core of the Women’s Health Initiative and has additional experience as a statistical consultant for Roswell Park Cancer Institute.

This is a two day workshop in R which  is a free and open source environment for data analysis and statistical computing.  While R contains many built-in statistical procedures, a…

Data management and analysis with Python and Pandas

September 28 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Rackham Building, Earl Lewis Room, 3rd Floor West,
915 E. Washington St.
Ann Arbor, MI 48109 United States

Pandas aims to be the fundamental high-level building block for doing practical, real-world data analysis in Python. Topics will include how to read various dat formats (csv, excel, databases, etc),…

October 2016

Regression Analysis

October 3 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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October 5, 7
Presenters: Corey Powell is a statistical consultant at CSCAR

This 3-day workshop will provide participants with an overview of commonly used methods in simple linear regression and multiple linear regressions. There will be both lecture and hands-on computer work,…

Applied Survival Analysis

October 11 @ 8:30 am - 3:30 pm
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October 11 and 13
Presenters: Chris Andrews is a Statistician in the UM Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences and formerly Research Assistant Professor at the State University of New York, University at Buffalo. He currently is the lead statistician for the Northeast Regional Core of the Women’s Hand and has additional experience as a statistical consultant for Roswell Park Cancer Institute.

This 2-day workshop covers basic concepts and common analytical approaches for time-to-event data, known variously as survival analysis (in biological and medical sciences), event history analysis (in social sciences), or reliability analysis (in…

Machine Learning in Python (Scikit-Learn)

October 12 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

This workshop will cover the essentials of unsupervised machine learning algorithms using Python's Scikit-learn library. We will focus on K-Means and Principal Component Analysis (PCA). The workshop is designed for intermediate to advanced…

Exploring Your Data with R

October 17 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

R is an extremely powerful tool for data modeling, visualization, and general programming.  In many practical applications of statistics, the vast majority of time is spent preparing the data for…

Engaging the Web with R

October 19 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Well known for its statistical capabilities, R can also be used for web-scraping, connecting with websites via APIs, html documents and presentations, interactive visualizations, dashboards, and even building entire, possibly…

Structural Equation Modeling

October 24 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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October 26
Presenters: Michael Clark is a statistical consultant for CSCAR.

This (2-session) two hour workshop will help participants develop skills in defining, estimating and testing graphical and latent variable models, and structural equation models in particular. After a general overview of concepts,…

Introduction to Survey Design: Data Collection, Questionnaire Design and Response Processes

October 25 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Location: Rackham Building, Earl Lewis Room, 3rd Floor West,
915 E. Washington St.
Ann Arbor, MI 48109 United States

This lecture-format workshop will present an overview of available modes and methods of survey data collection as well as an introduction to the survey response process and implications for questionnaire…

Numerical computing in Python with Numpy

October 26 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Rackham Building, Earl Lewis Room, 3rd Floor West,
915 E. Washington St.
Ann Arbor, MI 48109 United States

Numpy is the powerful and widely-used array and linear algebra library for Python. We will cover the basics of array manipulation using Numpy, and cover selected more advanced topics including…