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February 2018

Regression Analysis with R

February 19 @ 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
Presenters: Corey Powell is a statistical consultant at CSCAR

This one day workshop will provide participants with an overview of commonly used methods in simple and multiple linear regression. There will be both lecture and hands-on computer work using…

Introduction to the Flux cluster and batch computing

February 19 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: East Hall B254, 530 Church St.
Ann Arbor, MI 48109 United States

Overview This workshop will provide a brief overview of the components of the Flux Cluster. The main body of the workshop will cover the resource manager and scheduler, creating submissions…

Introduction to the Linux Command Line

February 20 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: East Hall B254, 530 Church St.
Ann Arbor, MI 48109 United States

This course will familiarize the student with the basics of accessing and interacting with Linux computers using the GNU/Linux operating system’s Bash shell, also generically referred to as “the command…

Web Scraping with Python

February 20 @ 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm

This workshop will provide an overview of how to scrape data from html pages and website APIs using Python. This will mostly be accomplished using the requests, beautifulsoup, and retry…

Advanced batch computing on the Flux cluster

February 21 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 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…

SEM Series I: Graphical Models

February 21 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

This workshop will help participants develop skills in understanding graphical models, and specifically from the perspective of structural equation modeling (SEM). After a general overview of concepts, regression approaches with…

Data Processing with R

February 21 @ 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…

Hadoop and Spark Workshop

February 22 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Location: East Hall B250, 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, R, Scala, and Java. Computers will be provided to follow…

Advanced batch computing on the Flux cluster

February 23 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 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…

Data Science with Social Science data: building predictive models using Python’s Scikit-learn

February 23 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

We will use Python’s Pandas DataFrames, Matplotlib and Scikit-learn to analyze census data. Participants will use Scikit-learn tools to predict whether income exceeds a particular dollar amount based on the…