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January 2018

SPSS I Introduction to SPSS

January 18 @ 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
Presenters: Corey Powell is a statistical consultant at CSCAR.

Note: Topic order is subject to change. This workshop is designed to introduce participants to SPSS. It will cover the fundamentals of SPSS, within-case transformations, data management with multiple files,…

Regular Expressions II

January 19 @ 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Presenters: Alex Cao

Regular expressions are perfectly suited for people who like puzzles. Regular expressions are a sequence of characters used to define a search pattern. They are commonly used to do “find”…

Android Application Development: Why and How

January 23 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Location: Rackham Building, Earl Lewis Room, 3rd Floor East, 915 E. Washington St.
Ann Arbor, MI 48109 United States

Mobile app development is one of the biggest new industries of the last decade. As of 2017, Google has stated that over 2 billion devices around the world use the…

Stata 1: Introduction to Stata

January 25 @ 9:00 am - 4:30 pm

Note: Topics are subject to change. Topics: Basics – Interfacing with Stata, Do-files, getting help. Working with Data Sets – Importing, opening, and saving data files. Data Management – Getting…

Introductory GIS

January 26 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Location: Rackham Building, Earl Lewis Room, 3rd Floor East, 915 E. Washington St.
Ann Arbor, MI 48109 United States

This workshop will cover introductory GIS concepts, tools, and techniques. We will use ArcGIS to learn basics of GIS by solving 2-3 specific problems. We will use the graphical user…

Introduction to MATLAB

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

This workshop introduces participants to MATLAB. Topics include indexing and slicing of vectors and matrices, creation of script M-files and functions, control flow operators and basic 2D and 3D visualization.…

February 2018

Pandas Dataframes: Data Processing and Visualization in Python

February 2 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Presenters: Marcio Duarte Albasini Mourao

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

Statistical Analysis with R

February 5 @ 8:30 am - 3:30 pm
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February 5 and 6. Two full days
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 (February 5 and 6) in R which  is a free and open source environment for data analysis and statistical computing.  While R contains many…

Stata 2: Statistical Modeling in Stata

February 7 @ 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
Presenters: Josh Errrickson is a statistical consultant at CSCAR.

This workshop is aimed at participants with some basic knowledge of Stata (e.g having taken Stata 1), and covers statistical analyses and graphing tools within Stata. Topics include descriptive statistics, t-tests, regression, mixed models, multiple…

Mixed Models with R

February 8 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Mixed models are an extremely useful modeling tool for situations in which there is some dependency among observations in the data, where the correlation typically arises from the observations being…