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October 2018

Data management in R with data.table

October 26 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Matt Dowle, author of the data.table package, describes it as, “provid a high-performance version of base R's data.frame with syntax and feature enhancements for ease of use, convenience and programming speed.” In this workshop…

November 2018

Data Processing in Python using Numpy

November 1 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

This workshop will introduce participants to Python’s Numpy. We’ll start with a brief explanation of Anaconda and the Jupyter notebook environment (although not required for the participant, the instructor will…

Regular Expressions II

November 2 @ 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Presenters: Alex Cao

Regular expressions are perfectly suited for people who like puzzles. Regular expressions are a sequence of characters used to define a search pattern. They are commonly used to do “find”…

Introduction to R Markdown

November 9 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

This workshop will introduce participants to the basics of R Markdown. After an introduction to concepts related to reproducible programming and research, demonstrations of standard markdown as well as overviews…

Statistical Analysis with R

November 13 @ 8:30 am - 3:00 pm
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Nov 13 & Nov 14, 2018
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 (November 13 and 14) in R which  is a free and open source environment for data analysis and statistical computing.  While R contains many…

Data Processing in Python using Pandas

November 15 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

This workshop will introduce participants to Python’s Pandas. We’ll start with a brief explanation of Anaconda and the Jupyter notebook environment (although not required for the participant, the instructor will…

Easy Bayes with rstanarm and brms

November 15 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

This talk will demonstrate how to turn some standard analyses into Bayesian extensions with the rstanarm and brms packages.  Basic regression and mixed models will serve as the basis for demonstrating…

Web Scraping with Python

November 16 @ 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm

This workshop will provide an overview of how to scrape data from html pages and website APIs using Python. This will mostly be accomplished using the Python requests, beautifulsoup, retry…

Spatial point process models

November 29 @ 1:30 pm - 5:00 pm

Spatial point (and marked point) process models help us analyze the geometrical pattern of points in space and find application in a variety of fields including image processing, public health,…

An Introduction to MATLAB

November 30 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

This workshop introduces participants to MATLAB. Topics include indexing and slicing of vectors and matrices, creation of script M-files and functions, control flow operators and basic 2D and 3D visualization.…