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April 2019

Go for data processing 1/2/3

April 2 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Rackham Building, Earl Lewis Room, 3rd Floor East, 915 E. Washington St.
Ann Arbor, MI 48109 United States

This is a three-session workshop on the use of Go for data processing.  Go is an open source language developed for general-purpose programming.  It is not more difficult to learn…

Open Source GIS and Geometric Network Analysis

April 12 @ 1:30 pm - 5:00 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…

May 2019

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

May 22 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Location: Rackham Building, Earl Lewis Room, 3rd Floor East, 915 E. Washington St.
Ann Arbor, MI 48109 United States
Presenters: Fred Conrad is a Research Professor in the University of Michigan’ Program in Survey Methodology (Institute for Social Research) and in the Joint Program in Survey Methodology at the University of Maryland, as well as a Professor in the Department of Psychology at the University of Michigan. His research interests include smart phone surveys, conversational interaction in survey interviews, adaptive interfaces in web surveys, and questionnaire pretesting methods. He regularly teaches courses on the psychological origins of survey responses and survey data collection methods.

This lecture-format workshop will present an overview of available modes and methods of survey data collection as well as an introduction to the survey response process and implications for questionnaire…

U-M Data Visualization Workshop

The Office of Enrollment Management is pleased to present a FREE data visualization workshop for U-M staff, faculty, and graduate students featuring Dr. Stephanie Evergreen on May 29, 2019. Register here Space is limited -…

Introduction to the Great Lakes cluster and batch computing with Slurm

May 31 @ 1:00 pm - 4:30 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…

June 2019

Advanced batch computing with Slurm on the Great Lakes cluster

June 7 @ 1:00 pm - 4:30 pm

OVERVIEW This workshop will cover some more advanced topics in cluster computing on the U-M Great Lakes Cluster. Topics to be covered include a review of common parallel programming models…

R package demo: gganimate and patchwork

June 20 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

This brief workshop will demonstrate the capabilities of two recent R packages, gganimate and patchwork. One package allows the data explorer to provide some lively enhancement to an otherwise static…

July 2019

More Mixed Models

July 19 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

In the R world, lme4 is a great package for mixed model estimation, and the most widely used for such models.  For standard settings, few tools will do the trick…

August 2019

Android Application Development: An Overview

August 6 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Rackham Building, Earl Lewis Room, 3rd Floor East, 915 E. Washington St.
Ann Arbor, MI 48109 United States

Mobile app development is one of the biggest new industries of the last decade. As of 2017, Google and Apple (the creators of Android and iOS, respectively) confirmed a combined…

Android Application Development: An Introduction to Android Studio

August 12 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Rackham Building, Earl Lewis Room, 3rd Floor East, 915 E. Washington St.
Ann Arbor, MI 48109 United States

Mobile app development is one of the biggest new industries of the last decade. If you are developing an app in Android for the first time, the first option you…