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August 2016

U-M telecast of XSEDE Big Data workshop

August 9, 2016 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Location: GG Brown Laboratories, Room 2540, 2350 Hayward Street
Ann Arbor, MI United States

XSEDE and the Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center are presenting a one day Big Data workshop. This workshop will focus on topics such as Hadoop and Spark. U-M is one of several sites around the…

Data Science Skills Series week 1

August 9, 2016 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Fast data processing with Go We will demonstrate basic Go using several practical examples of data manipulation.  Go (golang.org) is an open source programming language that has many syntax features…

Data Science Skills Series Week 2

August 16, 2016 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Data processing and visualization in R This workshop will delve into common data processing and exploration techniques, especially as a prelude to visualization.  The main focus will be the dplyr…

September 2016

Data Science Skills Series Web Scraping with Python

September 6, 2016 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Web Scraping with Python We will provide an overview of how to scrape data from html pages and website APIs using Python. For demonstration purposes, we will scrape sports and…

Data management and analysis with Python and Pandas

September 28, 2016 @ 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

Pandas aims to be the fundamental high-level building block for doing practical, real-world data analysis in Python. Topics will include how to read various dat formats (csv, excel, databases, etc),…

October 2016

Machine Learning in Python (Scikit-Learn)

October 12, 2016 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

This workshop will cover the essentials of unsupervised machine learning algorithms using Python's Scikit-learn library. We will focus on K-Means and Principal Component Analysis (PCA). The workshop is designed for intermediate to advanced…

November 2016

Info Session: Data Services at U-M

November 1, 2016 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Location: Rackham Building, Earl Lewis Room, 3rd Floor East, 915 E. Washington St.
Ann Arbor, MI 48109 United States

Representatives of Consulting for Statistics, Computing and Analytics Research (CSCAR) and the U-M Library (UML) will give an overview of services that are now available to support data-intensive research on…