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October 2017

Processing text files with Go

October 11 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Rackham Building, Earl Lewis Room, 3rd Floor East, 915 E. Washington St.
Ann Arbor, MI 48109 United States

This is an introduction to the Go programming language, using text file processing to provide focus for a short workshop.  We will cover the basics of Go and illustrate a…

Advanced batch computing on the Flux cluster

October 12 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location: East Hall B254, 530 Church St.
Ann Arbor, MI 48109 United States

Overview This course will cover some more advanced topics in cluster computing on the U-M Flux Cluster. Topics to be covered include a review of common parallel programming models and…

Cancelled: SEM Series II: Latent Variables

October 12 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

This workshop will help participants develop skills in understanding and conducting latent variable models, with particular from the perspective of structural equation modeling. After a conceptual overview, a broad view…

Advanced batch computing on the Flux cluster

October 13 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Location: East Hall B250, 530 Church St.
Ann Arbor, MI 48109 United States

Overview This course will cover some more advanced topics in cluster computing on the U-M Flux Cluster. Topics to be covered include a review of common parallel programming models and…

Introduction to MATLAB

October 13 @ 2:00 pm - 4:45 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.…

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

October 16 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Location: Rackham Building, Earl Lewis Room, 3rd Floor East, 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…

Statistical Analysis with R

October 17 @ 8:30 am - 3:30 pm
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October 16 and 17. 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 (October 16 and 17) in R which  is a free and open source environment for data analysis and statistical computing.  While R contains many…

Debugging and Profiling R code

October 17 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

This workshop will provide suggestions and concrete advice on debugging R code, informally (tactics to be used) and formally (using commands such as "traceback" and "debug"). We'll also discuss preventing…

Supervised Machine Learning: Random Forests

October 20 @ 2:00 pm - 4:45 pm

This workshop will introduce participants to Supervised Machine Learning (SML) and Random Forests (RFs) using Python’s Scikit-learn library. We’ll start with a brief explanation of Anaconda and the Jupyter notebook…

Cancelled: Geospatial Analysis with Google Earth Engine – II

October 20 @ 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

Google Earth Engine combines a multi-petabyte catalog of satellite imagery and geospatial datasets with planetary-scale analysis capabilities. This is the second workshop in this series and will assume familiarity with the  introductory material…