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March 2021

Software Development For Research: Team-Based Programming Practices

March 24, 2021 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Your Desktop,

Software development and computer programming is increasingly a major part of scientific research. When small or large teams are involved in coding the same project, it’s a good idea to…

GIS Fundamentals – (PostGIS-II)

March 29, 2021 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Location: Your Desktop,

This workshop will further develop the material covered on spatial databases in the first workshop a few weeks back. PostGIS is the most widely used spatial database and is built…

April 2021

GIS Fundamentals – (Map visualization – II)

April 9, 2021 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Your Desktop,

This workshop will further develop the material covered on mapping in the first workshop a few weeks back. We will focus on basic cartography principles for map-making and explore the…

Object Detection using Deep Learning with TorchVision

April 13, 2021 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location: Your Desktop,

Like many image processing problems, deep learning has brought many effective solutions to the task of object detection. The TorchVision library is part of the PyTorch project, and it offers…

May 2021

Software Development For Research: Best Practices for Coding Styles

May 10, 2021 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Your Desktop,

Software development and computer programming is increasingly a major part of scientific research. Having a consistent coding style and following basic best practices used in the industry can help make…

SRTI: Software For Cross-Language Real-Time Data Communication

May 24, 2021 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Your Desktop,

Computer software simulation is used in virtually every discipline. These programs virtually represent small components of real-world events and behaviors, and allow scientists to test different models to guide real-world…

GIS Fundamentals – Spatial Database, PostGIS

May 26, 2021 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Location: Your Desktop,

PostGIS, built on top of PostgreSQL, is the most powerful open-source relational database for managing spatial data. In this workshop we will cover the basic concept of spatial databases, learn…

June 2021

GIS Fundamentals – Height and Vertical Datum

June 4, 2021 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Location: Your Desktop,

Understanding how heights are measured and recorded in GIS systems are essential for many applied tasks such as modeling flood risk due to sea level rise. In this workshop we…

Image Segmentation using Deep Learning with FastAI

June 15, 2021 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location: Your Desktop,

Like other image processing problems, deep learning has brought many effective solutions to the task of image segmentation. This workshop will introduce you to the methods used in image segmentation, demonstrate how…

GIS Fundamentals – Understanding and manipulating elevation data

June 16, 2021 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Location: Your Desktop,

Elevation data can come in the form of point (e.g. from LiDAR), digital elevation model (DEM), or triangulated irregular network (TIN). In this workshop we will focus on DEM and…