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October 2019

Geometric Network Analysis

October 16 @ 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Location: Rackham Building, Earl Lewis Room, 3rd Floor East, 915 E. Washington St.
Ann Arbor, MI 48109 United States

This workshop will cover GIS concepts and techniques for analyzing geometric networks embedded in geographical space. We will mainly focus on road network, but the ideas and techniques apply to…

Back to a Future: Asynchronous Computing with futures in R

October 18 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Asynchronous computing is an umbrella term encompassing parallel and concurrent computational programs in which some tasks can be executed without a strict sequential order.  A future is a programming abstraction for a value…

Mediation Models: A demonstration using multiple packages

October 18 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Mediation models are commonly applied in a variety of modeling settings, and people will typically flock to tools specific to structural equation modeling like Mplus or Amos for analysis.  However,…

MIDAS Seminar Series Presents: David Dunson, Duke

October 21 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Location: Room 340 West Hall, 1085 S University Ave
Ann Arbor, MI 48109 United States

  DAVID DUNSON, PHD Arts & Sciences Distinguished Professor of Statistical Science & Mathematics Duke University   Learning & exploiting low-dimensional structure in high-dimensional data This talk will focus on…

Introduction to Performance Analysis of Scientific Software

October 23 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location: Rackham Building, Earl Lewis Room, 3rd Floor East, 915 E. Washington St.
Ann Arbor, MI 48109 United States

We all had this: "My program is too slow". We all have heard: "Use Fortran and C++, they are fast."  But will it really help? We all have heard also:…

Constructing tumor-specific gene regulatory networks based on samples with tumor purity heterogeneity

October 28 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Location: Room 340 West Hall, 1085 S University Ave
Ann Arbor, MI 48109 United States

  Pei Wang, PhD Professor, Department of Genetics and Genomic Sciences, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai   Constructing tumor-specific gene regulatory networks based on samples with tumor purity…

Research Computing on the Great Lakes Cluster

October 30 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

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…

November 2019

Intro to SQL

November 1 @ 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm

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…

Big Data Ignite

November 4 @ 8:00 am - November 6 @ 5:00 pm
Location: DeVos Place, Grand Rapids, MI, 303 Monroe Ave NW, Grand Rapids, MI 49503
Grand Rapids, United States

Big Data Ignite 2019, a community-organized data science symposium in Western Michigan, provides a platform for local and global thought leaders to share insights, experience, and knowledge, to discuss current…

Symposium on the Ethical, Legal, and Social Implications of Learning Health Systems

November 6 @ 8:00 am - November 7 @ 5:00 pm
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Call for Participation We invite you to participate in the 2019 Ethical, Legal, and Social Implications of Learning Health Systems (ELSI-LHS) Symposium. We are currently accepting proposals for collaborative working groups.  Presentations The ELSI-LHS symposium is an interdisciplinary…