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May 2018

Introduction to SPSS

May 31 @ 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
Presenters: Corey Powell, CSCAR

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. Note: Topic order is subject…

June 2018

Data integration working group meeting

June 5 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Location: Weiser Hall, MIDAS, Suite 600, 500 Church Street, Suite 600
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1042 United States

Data integration is an essential component of data science research in almost all research areas that use heterogeneous data varying in format, dimensionality, quality and granularity.  The examples are endless:…

Communications & Signal Processing Tutorial (CSP)

June 8 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Location: EECS 1303, 1301 Beal Avenue
Ann Arbor, MI 48109 United States

Speaker:  Rajesh Sundaresan, Professor, Indian Institute of Science, Department of Electrical Communication Engineering Title:  "Application of Belief Propagation for Optimization in Structures Spaces" Tutorial Abstract:  The tutorial will provide an overview of the…

MIDAS Picnic!

June 8 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Location: Island Park, Island Park Drive
Ann Arbor, Michigan 48105

Faculty, Students, Friends and Family, Please join us for a great networking opportunity to meet data scientists from all 19 schools and colleges in Ann Arbor, Dearborn, and Flint.  We…

Introduction to Deep Neural Networks with Keras/Tensorflow

June 11 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

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 libraries,…

Communications and Signal Processing Seminar (CSP): Learning to Detect an Oddball Target, Rajesh Sundaresan, PhD

June 14 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Location: 1005 EECS,

“Learning to Detect an Oddball Target” Rajesh Sundaresan, PhD Professor, Department of Electrical Communication Engineering Associate Faculty, Robert Bosch Centre for Cyber-Physical Systems Indian Institute of Science Abstract: What policy…

Classification, Regression and Model Selection using Python’s Scikit-learn

June 15 @ 2:00 pm - 4:45 pm

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

Web Scraping with Python

June 19 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 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

June 22 @ 1:00 pm - 4:30 pm

This is the first workshop in a series of three workshops that will cover spatial modeling of three broad classes of data: (i) spatial point pattern, (ii) discrete spatial variation…

July 2018

Pushing Mobile Inventions Forward Seminar: Fjola Helgadottir, PhD – Director of AI Therapy

July 6 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location: Room 411 West Hall, 1085 S University Ave
Ann Arbor, MI 48109 United States

Fjola Helgadottir, PhD Director of AI Therapy Vancouver CBT Centre   Translating Clinical Psychology Treatments into Algorithms: Successes and Challenges Abstract: Computerized therapy has the potential to revolutionize how evidence based…