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May 2019

Simulation studies in Python

May 28 @ 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

Simulation studies are used to understand the properties of statistical procedures.  This technique is widely used when conducting power analysis for research studies,  which is one focus for this workshop. …

Introduction to GIS

May 30 @ 1:00 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 introductory GIS concepts, tools, and techniques. We will use QGIS (and ArcGIS) and learn the basics of vector- and network-data GIS by solving problems.  You will also…

Introduction to the Great Lakes cluster and batch computing with SLURM

May 31 @ 1:00 pm - 4:30 pm

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 submissions…

June 2019

Multiple testing and large-scale inference in Python

June 4 @ 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 workshop will cover techniques for conducting large-scale inference, using Python and its libraries.  We will cover the principals of how large scale inference is different from classical inference, and…

Advanced batch computing with SLURM on the Great Lakes cluster

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

OVERVIEW This course 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…

Introduction to Stata

June 21 @ 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…

Modeling spatially correlated data

June 28 @ 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

This workshop will cover introductory concepts, tools, and techniques to model spatially referenced data observed over a regular or irregular grid. We will cover models such as spatial autoregressive that…

August 2019

Introduction to Geostatistics

August 5 @ 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Rackham Building, Earl Lewis Room, 3rd Floor East, 915 E. Washington St.
Ann Arbor, MI 48109 United States

Geostatistics models continuous variation over geographical space. It is widely used for spatial interpolation. We will use R and ArcGIS to explore and develop an understanding of variogram and kriging…

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…