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March 2020

Data Visualization With 3D Graphics Using Unity3D and C#

March 30 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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This session will be held online, and presenters will be in touch with more information after you register.   Video game development is more accessible than ever before thanks to…

April 2020

GIS analysis in R

April 2 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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This session will be held online, and presenters will be in touch with more information after you register.   R is a popular open source programming environment for statistics and…

Mediation analysis in Python

April 6 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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This session will be held online, and presenters will be in touch with more information after you register.   Mediation analysis is a set of tools for exploring hypotheses about…

Statistical analysis with missing data in Python

April 13 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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This session will be held online, and presenters will be in touch with more information after you register.   Missing data arise in many fields of research, and a large…

Introduction to Survey Design: Data Collection, Questionnaire Design and Response Processes-Lecture

April 17 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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This session will be held online, and presenters will be in touch with more information after you register.   This lecture-format workshop will present an overview of available modes and…

Geostatistical Analysis with R

April 20 @ 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
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This session will be held online, and presenters will be in touch with more information after you register.   Geostatistical approach models spatially correlated continuous random phenomenon for robust estimation…

May 2020

Intro to SQL

May 5 @ 9:00 am - 11:30 am
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Ever want to know how to communicate with a database? You need to know SQL, a standard programming language for working with relational database management systems in data warehouses or…

Spatial Point Process Modelling in R

May 15 @ 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
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A BlueJeans link will be sent to all registered participants. Spatial point process models help us analyze the geometrical pattern of points (events) in space and find application in a variety…

CSCAR/MIDAS workshops on data, methodology, and Covid

May 18 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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CSCAR and MIDAS will hold a series of on-line technical workshops on the use of publicly-available data for analyzing human health at the population level. Some of the analyses and…

Introduction to the Linux Command Line

May 27 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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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

May 28 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
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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…

Advanced research computing on the Great Lakes Cluster

May 29 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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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…

June 2020

CSCAR/MIDAS Workshop on Data, Methodology, and Covid

June 1 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Zoom link:  https://umich.zoom.us/j/99072338239   The second CSCAR/MIDAS workshop on Data, Methodology, and Covid will focus on Covid testing and mortality data from the Covid Tracking Project (covidtracking.com) and Worldometer (worldometer.com). …

Mapping tools to visualize COVID19 data

June 8 @ 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
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This session will be held online, and presenters will be in touch with more information after you register. This workshop will help you learn the approaches and tools to visualize…

R IV: Visualization

June 10 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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This session will be held online, and presenters will be in touch with more information after you register. Visualizing the results of research is a key aspect in facilitating scientific…

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

June 15 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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A BlueJeans link will be sent to all registered participants. Computer software simulation is used in virtually every discipline. These programs virtually represent small components of real-world events and behaviors, and…

Introduction to Deep Neural Networks with Keras/TensorFlow

June 16 @ 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
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A BlueJeans link will be sent to all registered participants. 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…

July 2020

Mapping tools for COVID-19 data – II

July 6 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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This is the second workshop in this series and will build on the material and the techniques covered in the first workshop. We will use COVID-19 data available here https://github.com/nytimes/covid-19-data, combine…

Introduction to Python’s NumPy library

July 14 @ 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
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A BlueJeans link will be sent to all registered participants. This workshop will introduce you to the NumPy library in Python, which is useful in scientific computing. We will cover NumPy’s n-dimensional array…

Efficient Data Exploration

July 15 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Tired of using `table` and `summary`?  Or repeatedly using a `group_by %>% summarise` approach?  Many are still using R inefficiently to summarize data, especially for presentation. However, data needs to…

Wear OS: Creating A Watchface For Your Android Smartwatch

July 20 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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A BlueJeans link will be sent to all registered participants. Smartwatches are multi-functional devices that can be worn on the wrist. They can read your heartbeat, notify you of messages from…

Geostatistics – II

July 24 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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In many situations, we observe a process over a limited number of locations and are interested in estimating its values at nearby unsampled locations. Geostatistical methods provide a powerful tool…