Upcoming Events

  • 2018 Sep 25

    Compute Grid Training

    Location: 

    Baker B82
    4:00pm to 5:00pm

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    This mandatory training for new compute grid users will cover both basic and advanced concepts and resources of the compute grid. This training is only for those who already have an account, and only for those who are using compute resources. If you would like to get set up with an account, please email...

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  • 2018 Sep 27

    Introduction to Python

    Location: 

    IQSS - CGIS Knafel building, Room K018
    9:30am to 12:30pm

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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...

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  • 2018 Sep 28

    Introduction to Stata

    Location: 

    IQSS - CGIS Knafel building, Room K018
    9:30am to 12:30pm

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    This class will provide a hands-on introduction to Stata. You will learn how to navigate Stata’s graphical user interface, import and manipulate data, and calculate descriptive statistics. This workshop is designed for those with little or no prior experience using Stata software.

    The duration...

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  • 2018 Oct 12

    R Regression Models

    Location: 

    IQSS - CGIS Knafel building, Room K018
    9:30am to 12:30pm

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    This hands-on workshop will demonstrate a variety of statistical procedures using the open-source statistical software program R. Topics covered include multiple regression, modeling with categorical varibles, and model comparison. 

    We expect that users enrolled in this workshop are already...

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  • 2018 Oct 19

    R Data Wrangling

    Location: 

    IQSS - CGIS Knafel building, Room K018
    9:30am to 12:30pm

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    Statistics courses usually use clean and well-behaved data for examples and homework. This leaves many unprepared for the messiness and chaos of data in the real world. This workshop aims to prepare you for dealing with messy data by walking you through real-life example.

    The duration of the...

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  • 2018 Oct 24

    Compute Grid Training

    Location: 

    Baker B82
    4:00pm to 5:00pm

    REGISTER HERE

    This mandatory training for new compute grid users will cover both basic and advanced concepts and resources of the compute grid. This training is only for those who already have an account, and only for those who are using compute resources. If you would like to get set up with an account, please email...

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  • 2018 Oct 26

    Python Web Scraping

    Location: 

    IQSS - CGIS Knafel building, Room K018
    9:30am to 12:30pm

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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 popular Python libraries. Participants will practice accessing websites, parsing information, and storing data in a CSV file. This workshop is intended...

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  • 2018 Nov 02

    Introduction to Microsoft Azure Cognitive Services

    Location: 

    IQSS - CGIS Knafel building, Room K018
    9:30am to 12:30pm

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    Microsoft Azure is a cloud computing platform that includes so-called “Cognitive Services” such as identifying the contents of images, transcribing audio, and performing text sentiment analysis. This workshop introduces the Azure cloud computing platform and demonstrates some services of particular...

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