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October 2018

Mixed Effects Modeling in Stata

October 24 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Location: Rackham Building, Earl Lewis Room, 3rd Floor East, 915 E. Washington St.
Ann Arbor, MI 48109 United States

We'll discuss mixed model regression (also known as multi-level models or hierarchical linear models) in this session which is used for repeated measures data or data which has a clustering…

Data management in R with data.table

October 26 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Matt Dowle, author of the data.table package, describes it as, “provid a high-performance version of base R's data.frame with syntax and feature enhancements for ease of use, convenience and programming speed.” In this workshop…

Geostatistics

October 26 @ 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

Geostatistics deals with continuous variation over space and emphasizes the idea of spatial correlation via co-variance. It is widely used for spatial interpolation. We will use R (and ArcGIS) to…

November 2018

Regular Expressions II

November 2 @ 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Presenters: Alex Cao

Regular expressions are perfectly suited for people who like puzzles. Regular expressions are a sequence of characters used to define a search pattern. They are commonly used to do “find”…

Dimension Reduction Techniques

November 9 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

This workshop will provide an overview of commonly used dimension reduction techniques such as principle components analysis (PCA), multi-dimensional scaling (MDS), and factor analysis. The focus will be on concepts…

Statistical Analysis with R

November 13 @ 8:30 am - 3:00 pm
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Nov 13 & Nov 14, 2018
Presenters: Chris Andrews is a statistical consultant at CSCAR and statistician in the UM Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences. Formerly he was Research Assistant Professor at the State University of New York, University at Buffalo. He currently is the lead statistician for the Northeast Region Biostatistics Core of the Women’s Health Initiative and has additional experience as a statistical consultant for Roswell Park Cancer Institute.

This is a two day workshop (November 13 and 14) in R which  is a free and open source environment for data analysis and statistical computing.  While R contains many…

Statistical Analysis with R

November 14 @ 8:30 am - 3:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Nov 13 & Nov 14, 2018
Presenters: Chris Andrews is a statistical consultant at CSCAR and statistician in the UM Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences. Formerly he was Research Assistant Professor at the State University of New York, University at Buffalo. He currently is the lead statistician for the Northeast Region Biostatistics Core of the Women’s Health Initiative and has additional experience as a statistical consultant for Roswell Park Cancer Institute.

This is a two day workshop (November 13 and 14) in R which  is a free and open source environment for data analysis and statistical computing.  While R contains many…

Matching with R

November 16 @ 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…

Web Scraping with Python

November 16 @ 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 Python requests, beautifulsoup, retry…

Spatial point process models

November 29 @ 1:30 pm - 5:00 pm

Spatial point (and marked point) process models help us analyze the geometrical pattern of points in space and find application in a variety of fields including image processing, public health,…