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

February 2020

Multilevel models in Python

February 24 @ 3:00 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

Visualization of spatial data

March 5 @ 2:00 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 basic concepts and tools available in QGIS and R for visualizing spatial data. We will cover vector data but will also touch upon the visualization of…

Survival analysis in Python

March 9 @ 3:00 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 @ 3:00 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 @ 3:00 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

GIS analysis in R

April 2 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Location: Rackham Building, Earl Lewis Room, 3rd Floor East, 915 E. Washington St.
Ann Arbor, MI 48109 United States

R is a popular open source programming environment for statistics and data science. However, it is has also gradually become very powerful for GIS and spatial data science. This workshop…

Mediation analysis in Python

April 6 @ 3:00 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 @ 3:00 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…