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August 2016

Data Science Skills Series week 4

August 30 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Machine Learning in Python (Scikit-Learn) This workshop will cover the essentials of machine learning algorithms using Python. It is designed for participants who have some experience in Python. Topics include: Linear…

September 2016

Statistics: A Review

September 6 @ 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Location: Rackham Building, West Conference Room, Fourth Floor,
915 E. Washington St.
Ann Arbor, MI 48109 United States
Presenters: Ed Rothman has been a professor in the department of Statistics at the University of Michigan since 1969. He has extensive experience as a statistical consultant in studies both on and off campus. Brenda Gillespie is the Associate Director of CSCAR and Assistant professor in the Department of Biostatistics at the University of Michigan. She has extensive experience as a statistical consultant, and specializes in ANOVA, survival analysis, design of experiments, and clinical trials. Corey Powell is a Statistical Consultant at CSCAR.

A one-day, intensive review of common statistical methods of design, measurement analysis and presentation of scientific investigations.  The workshop is designed for any scholar engaged in quantitative research. Statistics: A…

Data Science Skills Series Web Scraping with Python

September 6 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Web Scraping with Python We will provide an overview of how to scrape data from html pages and website APIs using Python. For demonstration purposes, we will scrape sports and…

On-campus telecast of XSEDE workshop on MPI

September 7 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Daily until September 8, 2016
Location: Room B003E, North Campus Research Complex,
Building 16, 2800 Plymouth Rd.
Ann Arbor, MI 48109 United States
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U-M is hosting a telecast of a workshop on MPI (message passing interface) presented by XSEDE and the Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center. This workshop is intended to give C and Fortran…

Introduction to SPSS

September 12 @ 9:00 am - 12:30 pm
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September 14, 16, 19
Presenters: Corey Powell is a statistical consultant at CSCAR.

Audience: Never before SPSS users who will be using SPSS for Windows.  Those using SPSS for Unix or Macintosh should email the instructor at cpow@umich.edu before enrolling.   Note: Topic order is…

Introduction to SAS

September 19 @ 1:00 pm - 4:30 pm
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September 20, 21, 22, 23, 26
Presenters: Kathy Welch, retired SAS consultant

Audience: New SAS users who will be using SAS for Windows. Those planning to use SAS for Unix will find most of the workshop useful, and should phone the instructor.…

Determining Sufficient Sample Size

September 20 @ 9:00 am - 12:30 pm
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September 21
Presenters: Myra Kim is a Research Scientist at CSCAR and an Adjunct Professor in the Department of Biostatistics. She has taught biostatistics and collaborated with scientific investigators from many fields

This workshop outlines how to calculate an appropriate sample size (n) to address the objectives of a research project. Participants will be led through essential steps for the design of…

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.

R is a free and open source environment for data analysis and statistical computing.  While R contains many built-in statistical procedures, a powerful feature of R is the facility for…

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 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, using…

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 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…