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January 2018

Making Web Maps with Google Fusion Tables

January 12, 2018 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am

Fusion Tables is an experimental data visualization web application (launched in 2009) to gather, visualize, and share data tables. You can create web maps (e.g. dot maps, choropleths, heat maps)…

Regular Expressions

January 12, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 4:30 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”…

SPSS I Introduction to SPSS

January 18, 2018 @ 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, 2018 @ 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”…

February 2018

Statistical Analysis with R

February 5, 2018 @ 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…

Mixed Models with R

February 8, 2018 @ 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…

SEM Series I: Graphical Models

February 21, 2018 @ 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…

Applied Survival Analysis (Event History, Reliability Analysis)

February 26, 2018 @ 8:30 am - 3:30 pm
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February 27, 2018 Two full days
Presenters: Chris Andrews is a Statistician in the UM Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences and formerly Research Assistant Professor at the State University of New York, University at Buffalo. He currently is the lead statistician for the Northeast Regional Core of the Women’s Hand and has additional experience as a statistical consultant for Roswell Park Cancer Institute.

This 2-day workshop (February 26 and 27) covers basic concepts and common analytical approaches for time-to-event data, known variously as survival analysis (in biological and medical sciences), event history analysis (in social sciences),…

SEM Series II: Latent Variables

February 28, 2018 @ 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…

March 2018

SEM Series III: Structural Equation Models

March 7, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

This workshop will help participants develop skills in understanding and conducting structural equation models.  After an initial review of path analytic and measurement model techniques with latent variables (covered in…

Machine Learning: Concepts and Application

March 22, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Machine learning can be described as a form of data analysis, often even utilizing well-known and familiar techniques, that has bit of a different focus than traditional analytical practice in…