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October 2017

Hadoop and Spark Workshop

October 31 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Location: East Hall B254, 530 Church St.
Ann Arbor, MI 48109 United States

Overview Learn how to process large amounts (up to terabytes) of data using SQL and/or simple programming models available in Python, Scala, and Java. Computers will be provided to follow along…

Extracting Data from PDFs

October 31 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Do you have useful information that resides in a data table within a PDF? These are notoriously hard to extract using standard pdf text miner tools. Come explore with us,…

November 2017

Data Processing with R

November 2 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

This talk will delve into common data processing and exploration techniques.  The main focus will be on packages that enhance and facilitate the sorts of operations that typically arise when…

Image Processing – II

November 3 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Building upon the first workshop, we will cover more low level techniques such as opening, closing, edge detection, texture analysis, segmentation, and will start frequency domain processing. I will try to…

Text Processing and Analysis with R

November 7 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

This workshop will cover the basics of text processing in R, such as string manipulation, dealing with factors, using regular expressions, etc.  In addition, a case study of analysis, e.g.…

Supervised Machine Learning: Support Vector Machines (SVMs)

November 29 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

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

Issues in Analysis of Complex Sample Survey Data

November 30 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
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This 2-half day workshop will provide participants with an introductory overview of issues frequently encountered when conducting secondary analyses of data collected from sample surveys with complex multi-stage designs (e.g.…

Visualization in R

November 30 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Visualizing the results of research is a key aspect in facilitating scientific communication to a broad audience. The focus of this workshop will be on using common tools in R…

December 2017

Record Linkage in Python

December 8 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Record Linkage is defined as the task of finding records within or between data sources that refer to the same entity. This workshop will introduce participants to the Python Record…

Regular Expressions

December 12 @ 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm

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”…