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915 E. Washington St.
Ann Arbor, MI 48109 United States

January 2020

Introduction to Julia

January 20 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Location: Rackham Building, Earl Lewis Room, 3rd Floor East, 915 E. Washington St.
Ann Arbor, MI 48109 United States

This workshop will introduce the Julia programming language, with a focus on using Julia for data analysis.  No prior exposure to Julia is needed. We will discuss some aspects of…

Linear regression analysis in Python

January 27 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Location: Rackham Building, Earl Lewis Room, 3rd Floor East, 915 E. Washington St.
Ann Arbor, MI 48109 United States

This workshop will cover regression analysis using linear models and least squares in Python.  We will discuss the goals and main use-cases for linear regression, and how to interpret a…

February 2020

Android Application Development: Introduction to Android Studio

February 3 @ 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 Android app for the first time, the first option you will…

Regression analysis with Generalized Linear Models in Python

February 10 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Location: Rackham Building, Earl Lewis Room, 3rd Floor East, 915 E. Washington St.
Ann Arbor, MI 48109 United States

This workshop will cover fitting generalized linear models (GLMs) in Python, using the Statsmodels package.  We will cover logistic regression, but the Poisson, negative binomial, and gamma regression. We will…

Basics of automatic dependency management with Make

February 12 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location: Rackham Building, Earl Lewis Room, 3rd Floor East, 915 E. Washington St.
Ann Arbor, MI 48109 United States

In this workshop we will discuss the concept of dependency management, with the primary focus on build dependencies between software components.  We will learn how to express the dependencies and…

Generalized estimating equations in Python

February 17 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Location: Rackham Building, Earl Lewis Room, 3rd Floor East, 915 E. Washington St.
Ann Arbor, MI 48109 United States

GEE is an extension of the generalized linear modeling (GLM) framework for dependent data.  GEE can be used with longitudinal data, clustered data, and other forms of dependent data where…

Multilevel models in Python

February 24 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Location: Rackham Building, Earl Lewis Room, 3rd Floor East, 915 E. Washington St.
Ann Arbor, MI 48109 United States

Multilevel modeling is the state-of-the-art approach for handling data with complex dependence structure in a regression analysis.  This workshop will discuss fitting multilevel models in Python using the Statsmodels package.…

Building software projects with Make: beyond basics

February 26 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location: Rackham Building, Earl Lewis Room, 3rd Floor East, 915 E. Washington St.
Ann Arbor, MI 48109 United States

In this workshop we will use Make to manage build dependency in a multi-file, multi-language software project.  We will learn how to use Make functions, automatically generate dependencies, and inquire…

March 2020

Survival analysis in Python

March 9 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Location: Rackham Building, Earl Lewis Room, 3rd Floor East, 915 E. Washington St.
Ann Arbor, MI 48109 United States

Survival analysis is used when working with data that may be censored, as often is the case in studies of human subjects with incomplete follow-up.  The presence of censoring makes…

Building software projects: Use CMake to build the building plan!

March 11 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location: Rackham Building, Earl Lewis Room, 3rd Floor East, 915 E. Washington St.
Ann Arbor, MI 48109 United States

This workshop is a continuation of the previous workshop “Building software projects with Make”. Make helps us to express dependencies within our projects, but what about external dependencies? Also, writing…

Go for data processing Part 1

March 16 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Location: Rackham Building, Earl Lewis Room, 3rd Floor East, 915 E. Washington St.
Ann Arbor, MI 48109 United States

This is a two-session workshop on the use of Go for data processing.  Go is an open source language developed for general-purpose programming.  It is not more difficult to learn…

Go for data processing Part 2

March 23 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Location: Rackham Building, Earl Lewis Room, 3rd Floor East, 915 E. Washington St.
Ann Arbor, MI 48109 United States

This is a two-session workshop on the use of Go for data processing.  Go is an open source language developed for general-purpose programming.  It is not more difficult to learn…

Building software projects: CMake is more than a build tool

March 25 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location: Rackham Building, Earl Lewis Room, 3rd Floor East, 915 E. Washington St.
Ann Arbor, MI 48109 United States

This workshop is a continuation of the previous workshop “Building software projects: use CMake to build the building plan”.  In this workshop, we will see that CMake is not just…

Data Visualization With 3D Graphics Using Unity3D and C#

March 30 @ 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

Video game development is more accessible than ever before thanks to modern software tools, with many options free to download. These tools are also used to program more "serious" applications…

April 2020

Mediation analysis in Python

April 6 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Location: Rackham Building, Earl Lewis Room, 3rd Floor East, 915 E. Washington St.
Ann Arbor, MI 48109 United States

Mediation analysis is a set of tools for exploring hypotheses about causal pathways, with a special focus on differentiating “direct” from “mediated” associations between an exposure and an outcome.  Many…

Statistical analysis with missing data in Python

April 13 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Location: Rackham Building, Earl Lewis Room, 3rd Floor East, 915 E. Washington St.
Ann Arbor, MI 48109 United States

Missing data arise in many fields of research, and a large body of statistical tools has been developed to facilitate statistical analysis in the presence of missing data.  Here we…