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April 2017

Supervised Machine Learning: Random Forests and Support Vector Machines

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

This workshop will introduce participants to Random Forests (RFs) and Support Vector Machines (SVMs) using Python’s Scikit-learn library. We’ll introduce fundamental concepts related to machine learning (ML) and both RFs…

Statistical Analysis with R

April 25 @ 8:30 am - 3:30 pm
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Daily until April 27, 2017
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…

May 2017

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

May 9 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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…

Introduction to SPSS

May 10 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Presenters: Josh Errrickson is a statistical consultant at CSCAR.

Note: Topic order is subject to change. Fundamentals This portion introduces SPSS, the menu and the help systems, and the three main types of files used.  It then addresses defining…

Fitting General Linear and Mixed-Effects (Multilevel) Models in SPSS®

May 22 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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May 24, 25
Presenters: Brady West is a Research Associate Professor of Survey Methodology at the Institute for Social Research (ISR), and a statistical consultant at CSCAR.

This three-half-days (May 22, 23, 24) workshop is designed to provide experienced SPSS users (please read prerequisites below carefully) with hands-on exposure to more advanced modeling techniques in SPSS, using…

Introduction to Stata

May 25 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Note: Topics are subject to change. The Stata Environment This portion introduces the Stata environment and command syntax, including a brief introduction to Stata .do files. Data Management I Entering…