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Rackham Building, Earl Lewis Room, 3rd Floor East

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915 E. Washington St.
Ann Arbor, MI 48109 United States
May 2017

Multiple imputation and missing data methods in Python

May 25 @ 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

Multiple Imputation via Chained Equations (MICE) is a convenient and flexible approach to conducting statistical analysis with complex patterns of missing data.  In this workshop, we will review the key…

June 2017

Mediation analysis in Python

June 1 @ 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

Mediation analysis is a way to probe mechanistic hypotheses using data.  It takes a step beyond standard regression analysis, by considering whether certain independent variables may mediate the effects of…

Dimension Reduction Techniques

June 6 @ 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 workshop will provide an overview of commonly used dimension reduction techniques such as principle components analysis (PCA), multi-dimensional scaling (MDS), and factor analysis. The focus will be on concepts…

GIS and point-pattern analysis

June 26 @ 1:00 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 the first workshop in a series of three workshops that will cover spatial modeling of three broad classes of data: (i) spatial point pattern, (ii) discrete spatial variation…

GIS and spatial models for areal data

June 29 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Rackham Building, Earl Lewis Room, 3rd Floor East, 915 E. Washington St.
Ann Arbor, MI 48109 United States

This workshop will develop introductory concepts, tools, and techniques to model spatially referenced data observed over a regular or irregular grid. We will cover models such as spatial autoregressive that…

An Introduction to Rcpp: Integrating C++ in R

June 30 @ 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

R is a powerful yet accessible tool for many aspects of data science.  However, user written functions in R can sometimes be prohibitively slow since R is an interpreted rather…

July 2017

GIS and models in geostatistics

July 6 @ 2:00 am - 4:00 pm
Location: Rackham Building, Earl Lewis Room, 3rd Floor East, 915 E. Washington St.
Ann Arbor, MI 48109 United States

Geostatistics deals with continuous variation over space and emphasizes the idea of spatial correlation via covariance. It is widely used for spatial interpolation. We will use ArcGIS to explore and…

August 2017

Parallel Computing in R

August 9 @ 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

There are numerous packages supporting parallel computing in R. Rather than provide an exhaustive overview, we will focus on the use of the ’foreach’ and ‘multicore’ packages for running R…