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September 2017

Pandas Dataframes: Data Processing and Visualization in Python

September 22, 2017 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Presenters: Marcio Duarte Albasini Mourao

This workshop will delve into common data processing and exploration techniques. We will use NumPy, Matplotlib and Pandas to perform data exploration in Python. Among others, we’ll demonstrate how to…

Image Processing – I

September 29, 2017 @ 2:00 pm - 4:45 pm

If you use image data in your work, but are not trained to analyze it, this workshop could be for you. This is a hands-on workshop where I will cover…

October 2017

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

October 5, 2017 @ 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…

Intro to SQL

October 6, 2017 @ 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm

Do you need to communicate with a database? Well, you need to know SQL, a standard programming language for working with relational database management systems in data warehouses or just…

Processing text files with Go

October 11, 2017 @ 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 is an introduction to the Go programming language, using text file processing to provide focus for a short workshop.  We will cover the basics of Go and illustrate a…

Cancelled: Geospatial Analysis with Google Earth Engine – II

October 20, 2017 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Location: Rackham Building, Earl Lewis Room, 3rd Floor East, 915 E. Washington St.
Ann Arbor, MI 48109 United States

Google Earth Engine combines a multi-petabyte catalog of satellite imagery and geospatial datasets with planetary-scale analysis capabilities. This is the second workshop in this series and will assume familiarity with the  introductory material…

Extracting Data from PDFs

October 31, 2017 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Do you have useful information that resides in a data table within a PDF? These are notoriously hard to extract using standard pdf text miner tools. Come explore with us,…

November 2017

Data Processing with R

November 2, 2017 @ 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…

Image Processing – II

November 3, 2017 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Building upon the first workshop, we will cover more low level techniques such as opening, closing, edge detection, texture analysis, segmentation, and will start frequency domain processing. I will try to…

Text Processing and Analysis with R

November 7, 2017 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

This workshop will cover the basics of text processing in R, such as string manipulation, dealing with factors, using regular expressions, etc.  In addition, a case study of analysis, e.g.…