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Modern Languages Building (MLB), Room 2001A

March 2017

Data Science with Social Science data: An introduction to Pandas and StatsModels in Python

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

This workshop introduces participants to Python’s NumPy, Pandas DataFrames, Matplotlib and StatsModels using an advertising dataset. Participants will use these tools to model (OLS) associations between advertising expenditures and product…

April 2017

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

April 6 @ 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 census data. This workshop covers…

Introductory GIS

April 11 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

This workshop will cover introductory GIS concepts, tools, and techniques. We will use ArcGIS (and QGIS) and learn basics of GIS by solving  specific problems.  You will also learn to…

Generalized Additive Models

April 12 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Presenters: Michael Clark

This workshop will introduce participants to generalized additive models (GAM) as a means to extend their efforts beyond the usual glm setting.  In addition, extensions and connections to other models…

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 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…