Past Events

  • 2019 Oct 18

    Introduction to R

    1:30pm to 4:30pm

    Location: 

    IQSS - CGIS Knafel building, Room K018

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    R is a programming language that is especially powerful for data exploration, visualization, and statistical analysis. With hands-on exercises, we will learn how to import and manage datasets, create R objects, install and load R packages, conduct basic statistical analyses, and create common graphical displays. This solid foundation of...

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  • 2019 Oct 18

    Introduction to R

    9:30am to 12:30pm

    Location: 

    HBS - Cumnock Hall, Room 220

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    R is a programming language that is especially powerful for data exploration, visualization, and statistical analysis. With hands-on exercises, we will learn how to import and manage datasets, create R objects, install and load R packages, conduct basic statistical analyses, and create common graphical displays. This solid foundation of...

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  • 2019 Oct 11

    Intro to Stata

    9:30am to 12:30pm

    Location: 

    IQSS - CGIS Knafel building, Room K018

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    This class will provide a hands-on introduction to Stata and introduce common data management techniques You will learn how to navigate Stata’s graphical user interface, create log files, and import data from a variety of software packages. We will also share tips for getting started with Stata including the creation and organization of do-...

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  • 2019 Sep 26

    Compute Grid Training

    3:00pm to 5:00pm

    Location: 

    Baker B82

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    This mandatory training for new HBSGrid users will cover both basic and advanced concepts and resources of the compute cluster. This training is only for those who already have an account, and only for those who are using compute resources. Our regularly scheduled...

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  • 2019 Sep 20

    Introduction to Web Scraping with Python

    9:30am to 12:30pm

    Location: 

    IQSS - CGIS Knafel building, Room K018

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    Web scraping is a method of extracting and restructuring information from web pages. This workshop will introduce basic techniques for web scraping using the popular Python libraries BeautifulSoup and Requests. Participants will practice accessing websites, parsing information, and storing data in a CSV file. This workshop is intended for...

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  • 2019 Sep 13

    Introduction to Python

    1:30pm to 4:30pm

    Location: 

    IQSS - CGIS Knafel building, Room K018

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    This workshop introduces the basic elements of Python, a general purpose programming language commonly used for data cleaning, analysis, visualization, and other applications. Participants will learn how to use the language as well as how to set up a development environment for Python on their personal computer. This workshop is intended for...

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  • 2019 Sep 13

    Introduction to Python

    9:30am to 12:30pm

    Location: 

    HBS - Cumnock Hall, Room 220

    REGISTER HERE

    This workshop introduces the basic elements of Python, a general purpose programming language commonly used for data cleaning, analysis, visualization, and other applications. Participants will learn how to use the language as well as how to set up a development environment for Python on their personal computer. This workshop is intended for...

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  • 2019 Sep 06

    Introduction to Version Control with Git & Gitkraken

    9:30am to 12:30pm

    Location: 

    IQSS - CGIS Knafel building, Room K018

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    Version control software allows you to save “versions” of files -- scripts, text files, web pages, data, etc. -- which show the changes that were made to the files over time, and allows you to backtrack if necessary and undo those changes. The ability alone – of being able to compare two versions or reverse changes,...

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