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November 2019

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…

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…

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…

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…

January 2020

Introduction to Deep Neural Networks with Keras/TensorFlow

January 14 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Presenters: Gregory Teichert

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…

Introduction to the Linux Command Line

January 14 @ 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…

Research Computing on the Great Lakes Cluster

January 15 @ 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…

Open Source GIS

January 16 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Rackham Building, Earl Lewis Room, 3rd Floor East, 915 E. Washington St.
Ann Arbor, MI 48109 United States

This workshop will provide a fast paced introduction to georeferenced vector data analysis. We will explore the power and functionalities of QGIS and R for reading, manipulating, and analyzing vector…

Advanced research computing on the Great Lakes cluster

January 16 @ 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…

Introduction to the Linux Command Line

January 17 @ 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…