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March 2022

Introduction to the Linux Command Line

March 9 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location: Your Desktop,

OVERVIEW 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…

Software Development For Research: Version Control Principles

March 9 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location: Your Desktop,

Software development and computer programming is increasingly a major part of scientific research. Projects can quickly grow, and it can be difficult to manage changes, especially if multiple programmers are…

Introduction to Research Computing on the Great Lakes Cluster

March 10 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Your Desktop,

OVERVIEW This workshop will introduce you to high performance computing on the Great Lakes cluster.  After a brief overview of the components of the cluster and the resources available there, the main…

Advanced Research Computing on the Great Lakes Cluster

March 11 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location: Your Desktop,

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…

Machine Learning on Great Lakes

March 17 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Your Desktop,

OVERVIEW This workshop will go over methods and best practices for running machine learning applications on Great Lakes. We will briefly outline machine learning before stepping through a hands-on example…

Reading and discussion group: Spatial Analysis in Social Sciences

March 24 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Your Desktop,

This reading group moderated by consultants from CSCAR will focus on spatial analysis especially as practiced in social sciences. We will meet for 1.5 to 2 hours every month on…

Software Development For Research: Git for Collaborative Development

March 30 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location: Your Desktop,

This is a continuation of the previous workshop "Software Development For Research: Version Control Principles". Now, having learned the basics of version control, we will see how to use the…

April 2022

Data Sharing and Archiving

April 12 @ 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Location: Your Desktop,
Presenters: Brock Palen

OVERVIEW For growing data volumes, how we manage data becomes more important. This session will cover the basics of managing data in a research environment such as those at ARC…

Software Development For Research: Team-Based Programming Management

April 13 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location: Your Desktop,

Software development and computer programming is increasingly a major part of scientific research. When small or large teams are involved in coding the same project, it’s a good idea to…

May 2022

Data Scraping With The Twitter Decahose At The University of Michigan

May 13 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Your Desktop,

Social media platforms are a rich source for data. The University of Michigan collects data with the Twitter Decahose, maintaining an archive of 10% of tweets made from the past…