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February 2019

Introduction to the campus Hadoop cluster

February 21 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location: East Hall B254, 530 Church St.
Ann Arbor, MI 48109 United States

This course will cover 4 areas: Logging into the cluster How to upload your data How to run a job How to get your data from the cluster Prerequisites: Workshop…

Introduction to Deep Neural Networks with Keras/TensorFlow

February 26 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Deep Neural Networks (DNNs) are used as a machine learning method for both regression and classification problems. Keras is a high-level, Python interface running on top of multiple neural network libraries, including…

Geospatial Analysis with Google Earth Engine

February 27 @ 2:00 pm - 5:30 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 hands-on workshop will help you understand the power (and limitation) of GEE…

March 2019

Statistical Analysis with R

March 4 @ 8:30 am - 3:00 pm
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March 4 & 5, 2019
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 (March 4 and 5) in R which  is a free and open source environment for data analysis and statistical computing.  While R contains many…

Latent Variable Modeling

March 6 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Part of the Structural Equation Modeling (SEM) series.  This workshop will help participants develop skills in understanding and conducting latent variable models, particularly from the perspective of structural equation modeling.…

PySpark

March 13 @ 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Apache Spark is a powerful open source processing engine built around speed, ease of use, and sophisticated analytics. Industry has quickly adopted Spark and deployed it at scale for processing…

Open Source GIS

March 14 @ 1:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Location: Rackham Building, Earl Lewis Room, 3rd Floor East, 915 E. Washington St.
Ann Arbor, MI 48109 United States

This workshop will cover introductory GIS concepts and techniques using open source tools. We will use QGIS and R and learn the basics of GIS by solving a number of…

Into to Web Applications using Flask and Python

March 15 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm

Ever want to build your own web application? Do you want to do it using Python? Well then, Flask is the answer you are looking for. Its a micro web…

Introduction to Deep Neural Networks with Keras/TensorFlow

March 19 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Deep Neural Networks (DNNs) are used as a machine learning method for both regression and classification problems. Keras is a high-level, Python interface running on top of multiple neural network libraries, including…

Go for data processing 1/2/3

March 19 @ 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 a three-session workshop on the use of Go for data processing.  Go is an open source language developed for general-purpose programming.  It is not more difficult to learn…