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October 2018

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”…

Women in HPC kickoff meeting

November 5 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Location: 455 Weiser Hall, 500 Church Street
Ann Arbor, MI 48109 United States

Please join the newly formed University of Michigan chapter of Women in HPC at our first meeting! RSVP The agenda will include time for networking at the beginning of the…

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…

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,…

December 2018

MICDE Seminar: Youssef Marzouk, Department of Aeronautics and Astronautics, MIT

December 3 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Location: 107 Gorguze Family Laboratory, 2609 Draper Dr
Ann Arbor, MI 48109 United States

Uncertainty Quantification

Introduction to Survey Design: Data Collection, Questionnaire Design and Response Processes

December 6 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Location: Rackham Building, Earl Lewis Room, 3rd Floor East, 915 E. Washington St.
Ann Arbor, MI 48109 United States

This lecture-format workshop will present an overview of available modes and methods of survey data collection as well as an introduction to the survey response process and implications for questionnaire…