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Modern Languages Building (MLB), Room 2001A

January 2018

Stata 1: Introduction to Stata

January 25, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 4:30 pm

Note: Topics are subject to change. Topics: Basics – Interfacing with Stata, Do-files, getting help. Working with Data Sets – Importing, opening, and saving data files. Data Management – Getting… Continue Reading Stata 1: Introduction to Stata

January 2019

Intro to SQL

January 18, 2019 @ 9:30 am

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… Continue Reading Intro to SQL

Introduction to Stata

January 25, 2019 @ 9:30 am - 4:00 pm

Topics: By the end of the workshop, participants will be able to: Work with Stata, including using Do-files and using the help system. Get data into Stata and manage your… Continue Reading Introduction to Stata

February 2019

Statistical Analysis with R

February 4, 2019 @ 8:30 am - 3:00 pm
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Feb 4 & 5, 2019

This is a two day workshop (February 4 and 5) in R which  is a free and open source environment for data analysis and statistical computing.  While R contains many… Continue Reading Statistical Analysis with R

Introduction to Programming with Python & Matlab

February 6, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

This is a four-part workshop introducing programming concepts to those with little-to-no programming experience. The four 2-hour sessions will take place over two weeks, with Python being taught in the… Continue Reading Introduction to Programming with Python & Matlab

Mixed Models with R

February 7, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Mixed models are an extremely useful modeling tool for situations in which there is some dependency among observations in the data, where the correlation typically arises from the observations being… Continue Reading Mixed Models with R

Generalized Additive Models

February 20, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Nonlinear relationships abound in nature, though typical statistical models ignore this in favor of simplicity, often at a cost of both predictive capabilities and better understanding of the underlying phenomenon… Continue Reading Generalized Additive Models

March 2019

Latent Variable Modeling

March 6, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Part of the Structural Equation Modeling (SEM) series.  This workshop will help participants develop skills in understanding and conducting latent variable models, particularly from the perspective of structural equation modeling.… Continue Reading Latent Variable Modeling

Introduction to Stata

March 22, 2019 @ 9:30 am - 4:00 pm

Topics: By the end of the workshop, participants will be able to: Work with Stata, including using Do-files and using the help system. Get data into Stata and manage your… Continue Reading Introduction to Stata

May 2019

Introduction to the Great Lakes cluster and batch computing with Slurm

May 31, 2019 @ 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… Continue Reading Introduction to the Great Lakes cluster and batch computing with Slurm

June 2019

Advanced batch computing with Slurm on the Great Lakes cluster

June 7, 2019 @ 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… Continue Reading Advanced batch computing with Slurm on the Great Lakes cluster

R package demo: gganimate and patchwork

June 20, 2019 @ 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… Continue Reading R package demo: gganimate and patchwork

July 2019

More Mixed Models

July 19, 2019 @ 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… Continue Reading More Mixed Models

Spin Class: No Sweat Reports in R

July 25, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

If you use R, there’s a decent chance you are already familiar with using Rmarkdown files and the knitr package to create reports documenting your analyses. A lesser known but… Continue Reading Spin Class: No Sweat Reports in R

August 2019

Introduction to the Great Lakes cluster and batch computing with Slurm

August 21, 2019 @ 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… Continue Reading Introduction to the Great Lakes cluster and batch computing with Slurm

September 2019

Research Computing on the Great Lakes cluster

September 5, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

This workshop will provide a brief overview of the the new HPC environment and is intended for current Flux and Armis users.  We will use the temporary Beta HPC cluster… Continue Reading Research Computing on the Great Lakes cluster

Research Computing on the Great Lakes cluster

September 12, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

This workshop will provide a brief overview of the the new HPC environment and is intended for current Flux and Armis users.  We will use the temporary Beta HPC cluster… Continue Reading Research Computing on the Great Lakes cluster

Introduction to Deep Neural Networks with Keras/TensorFlow

September 17, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 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… Continue Reading Introduction to Deep Neural Networks with Keras/TensorFlow

Introduction to the Linux Command Line

September 20, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

This course will familiarize the student with the basics of accessing and interacting with Linux computers using the GNU/Linux operating system’s Bash shell, also generically referred to as “the command… Continue Reading Introduction to the Linux Command Line

Research Computing on the Great Lakes cluster

September 20, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

This workshop will provide a brief overview of the the new HPC environment and is intended for current Flux and Armis users.  We will use the temporary Beta HPC cluster… Continue Reading Research Computing on the Great Lakes cluster

Introduction to the Linux Command Line

September 23, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

This course will familiarize the student with the basics of accessing and interacting with Linux computers using the GNU/Linux operating system’s Bash shell, also generically referred to as “the command… Continue Reading Introduction to the Linux Command Line

Introduction to SPSS

September 24, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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. Fundamentals This portion introduces SPSS… Continue Reading Introduction to SPSS

Introduction to Stata

September 25, 2019 @ 9:30 am - 4:00 pm

 Audience: Those who have never used Stata before but wish to learn. By the end of the workshop, participants will be able to: Work with Stata, including using Do-files and… Continue Reading Introduction to Stata

Research Computing on the Great Lakes cluster

September 26, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

This workshop will provide a brief overview of the the new HPC environment and is intended for current Flux and Armis users.  We will use the temporary Beta HPC cluster… Continue Reading Research Computing on the Great Lakes cluster

October 2019

Web Scraping with Python

October 11, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 4:30 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 requests, beautifulsoup, and retry… Continue Reading Web Scraping with Python

Introduction to NumPy (Python)

October 15, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

This workshop will introduce you to the NumPy library in Python, which is useful in scientific computing. We will cover NumPy’s n-dimensional array object and associated functions in depth, along… Continue Reading Introduction to NumPy (Python)

Back to a Future: Asynchronous Computing with futures in R

October 18, 2019 @ 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… Continue Reading Back to a Future: Asynchronous Computing with futures in R

Mediation Models: A demonstration using multiple packages

October 18, 2019 @ 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,… Continue Reading Mediation Models: A demonstration using multiple packages

Research Computing on the Great Lakes Cluster

October 30, 2019 @ 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… Continue Reading Research Computing on the Great Lakes Cluster

November 2019

Intro to SQL

November 1, 2019 @ 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… Continue Reading Intro to SQL

Introduction to Deep Neural Networks with Keras/TensorFlow

November 12, 2019 @ 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… Continue Reading Introduction to Deep Neural Networks with Keras/TensorFlow

Programming with R

November 22, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

People using R for applied research are often not taught basic programming practices such as writing functions, efficient iterative processing, vectorization, and other practices that would make their research far… Continue Reading Programming with R

Rcpp: Integrating C++ into R

November 22, 2019 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

The Rcpp package for R provides “seamless R and C++ integration”.  In this workshop, we will discuss the use of Rcpp to speed up existing R code by rewriting slow functions… Continue Reading Rcpp: Integrating C++ into R

Research Computing on the Great Lakes Cluster

November 27, 2019 @ 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… Continue Reading Research Computing on the Great Lakes Cluster

December 2019

Intro to D3.js for data visualization

December 10, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm

D3.js is a JavaScript library for producing dynamic, interactive data visualizations in web browsers. It makes use of the widely implemented SVG, HTML5, and CSS standards. We’ll explore how to… Continue Reading Intro to D3.js for data visualization

January 2020

Introduction to the Linux Command Line

January 14, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

This course will familiarize the student with the basics of accessing and interacting with Linux computers using the GNU/Linux operating system’s Bash shell, also generically referred to as “the command… Continue Reading Introduction to the Linux Command Line

Research Computing on the Great Lakes Cluster

January 15, 2020 @ 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… Continue Reading Research Computing on the Great Lakes Cluster

Advanced research computing on the Great Lakes cluster

January 16, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

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

Introduction to the Linux Command Line

January 17, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

This course will familiarize the student with the basics of accessing and interacting with Linux computers using the GNU/Linux operating system’s Bash shell, also generically referred to as “the command… Continue Reading Introduction to the Linux Command Line

Research Computing on the Great Lakes Cluster

January 29, 2020 @ 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… Continue Reading Research Computing on the Great Lakes Cluster

Advanced research computing on the Great Lakes cluster

January 30, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

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

Intro to SQL

January 31, 2020 @ 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… Continue Reading Intro to SQL

February 2020

Research Computing on the Great Lakes Cluster

February 4, 2020 @ 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… Continue Reading Research Computing on the Great Lakes Cluster