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February 2018

Pandas Dataframes: Data Processing and Visualization in Python

February 2, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

This workshop will delve into common data processing and exploration techniques. We will use Pandas to perform data exploration in Python. Among others, we’ll demonstrate how to load data files,…

May 2018

Data Processing in Python using Pandas

May 17, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

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

June 2018

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

June 15, 2018 @ 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…

November 2018

Matching with R

November 16, 2018 @ 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

An introduction to matching, such as propensity score matching, using R's "optmatch" package. Matching is used to improve balance between groups, typically in observational studies, by creating quasi-experimental strata of similar individuals. We…

February 2021

Intro to Data Analytics with PySpark on the Cavium-ThunderX Cluster

February 25, 2021 @ 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Your Desktop,

OVERVIEW This course will cover 4 areas: - Overview of the Hadoop Distributed Filesystem (HDFS) - PySpark vs Pandas (similarities and differences) - Working with input/output (HDFS vs NFS) in…

October 2021

Getting Started with the Python Multiprocessing Package

October 27, 2021 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Location: Your Desktop,

OVERVIEW This workshop will provide a gentle introduction to using the multiprocessing package in Python for parallelizing and speeding up code. We will use hands-on programming exercises to demonstrate how…

February 2022

Getting Started with the Python Multiprocessing Package

February 9, 2022 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Location: Your Desktop,

OVERVIEW This workshop will provide a gentle introduction to using the multiprocessing package in Python for parallelizing and speeding up code. We will use hands-on programming exercises to demonstrate how…