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January 2020

Introduction to Deep Neural Networks with Keras/TensorFlow

January 14 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Presenters: Gregory Teichert

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…

Introduction to the Linux Command Line

January 14 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

This course will familiarize the student with the basics of accessing and interacting with Linux computers using the GNU/Linux operating system’s Bash shell, also generically referred to as “the command…

Research Computing on the Great Lakes Cluster

January 15 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

OVERVIEW This workshop will provide a brief overview of the components of the Great Lakes Cluster. The main body of the workshop will cover the resource manager and scheduler, creating…

Open Source GIS

January 16 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Rackham Building, Earl Lewis Room, 3rd Floor East, 915 E. Washington St.
Ann Arbor, MI 48109 United States

This workshop will provide a fast paced introduction to georeferenced vector data analysis. We will explore the power and functionalities of QGIS and R for reading, manipulating, and analyzing vector…

Advanced research computing on the Great Lakes cluster

January 16 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

OVERVIEW This workshop will cover some more advanced topics in computing on the U-M Great Lakes Cluster. Topics to be covered include a review of common parallel programming models and…

Introduction to the Linux Command Line

January 17 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

This course will familiarize the student with the basics of accessing and interacting with Linux computers using the GNU/Linux operating system’s Bash shell, also generically referred to as “the command…

Introduction to Julia

January 20 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Location: Rackham Building, Earl Lewis Room, 3rd Floor East, 915 E. Washington St.
Ann Arbor, MI 48109 United States

This workshop will introduce the Julia programming language, with a focus on using Julia for data analysis.  No prior exposure to Julia is needed. We will discuss some aspects of…

Introduction to SPSS

January 21 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Audience: Never before SPSS users who will be using SPSS for Windows.  Those using SPSS for Unix or Macintosh should email the instructor at cpow@umich.edu before enrolling. Fundamentals This portion introduces SPSS for Windows, the…

R I: Data Wrangling

January 23 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

This workshop will delve into common data processing and exploration techniques using R.  The main focus will be on constructing and manipulating R data objects, and using packages that enhance…

Linear regression analysis in Python

January 27 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Location: Rackham Building, Earl Lewis Room, 3rd Floor East, 915 E. Washington St.
Ann Arbor, MI 48109 United States

This workshop will cover regression analysis using linear models and least squares in Python.  We will discuss the goals and main use-cases for linear regression, and how to interpret a…