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October 2019

PowerShell Scripting on Windows 10

October 15, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
IDRE Visualization Portal, Math Sciences Building 5628, 520 Portola Plaza
Los Angeles, CA 90095 United States
Free 12 spots left

Learning PowerShell scripting is essential if you want to create virtual images or Docker containers on a Windows environment. In this demo you will be introduced to PowerShell scripting so that you can execute command line instructions similar to a bash environment in Linux. Learn more about PowerShell. If you have questions regarding the workshop, please contact Prakashan Korambath.

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Version Control with Git

October 15, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
IDRE Visualization Portal, Math Sciences Building 5628, 520 Portola Plaza
Los Angeles, CA 90095 United States
Free 11 spots left

Git is a software tool that helps users manage changes to their software over time. Git will allow you to maintain a complete change history of every file, create branches for concurrent streams of changes, trace changes with annotations, and collaborate and share work with others. This interactive introduction will demonstrate how to use Git to track changes, to explore history, and to use web-based Git repositories to share work with others and collaborate. If you have questions regarding the…

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Introduction to SAS

October 17, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
IDRE Visualization Portal, Math Sciences Building 5628, 520 Portola Plaza
Los Angeles, CA 90095 United States
Free 38 spots left

SAS is a powerful statistical package that runs on many platforms, including Windows and Unix. This class is designed for people who are just getting started using SAS. The students in the class will have a hands-on experience using SAS for statistics, graphics, and data management. The SAS class notes do not contain any of the computer output. The class notes are not meant to be a SAS textbook or a reference manual. However, it is possible for individuals to…

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Running Applications on Hoffman2 – Part I

October 22, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
IDRE Visualization Portal, Math Sciences Building 5628, 520 Portola Plaza
Los Angeles, CA 90095 United States
Free 13 spots left

The Hoffman2 cluster is a powerful computational resource for the UCLA research community. This class is designed to introduce users to the Hoffman2 cluster environment and to clarify the process of porting applications or using applications already available on the cluster. It also addresses how to port your workflow to the Hoffman2 and how to submit batch and run interactive applications. Part I addresses the specifics of the Hoffman2 cluster set-up, it provides a survival guide on how to use…

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Introduction to Stata

October 22, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
CLICC Classroom A, 10740 Dickson Court
Los Angeles, CA 90095 United States
Free 10 spots left

Stata is a powerful and yet easy-to-use statistical package that runs on Windows, Macintosh and Unix platforms.  This class is designed for people who are just getting started using Stata.  The students in the class will have a hands-on experience using Stata for statistics, graphics and data management.  The class notes are the scripts for the class available to the students in the class and to others on the Internet.  The Stata class notes do not contain any of the…

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Intro to GIS: Getting started with spatial research

October 23, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
IDRE Visualization Portal, Math Sciences Building 5628, 520 Portola Plaza
Los Angeles, CA 90095 United States
Free 14 spots left

As members of an academic community with a myriad of research initiatives, the need to map information, to spatially analyze, to geoprocess, and to visualize space and time is becoming ubiquitous. But how do you get started? The answer to this question largely depends on what you want to map, and how you want to create your map. The what is usually easy. It is driven by your passion to pursue a research question and to have maps assist in the development of an argument. The how…

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Introduction to SPSS

October 24, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
YRL Research Commons Classroom (Room 11630F), 280 Charles E Young Dr N
Los Angeles, CA 90095 United States
Free 18 spots left

SPSS is a very easy-to-use statistical package that runs on Windows, Macintosh and UNIX platforms. This class is designed for people who are just starting to use SPSS. The students in the class will have a hands-on experience using SPSS for doing statistics, graphics, and data management. The class notes are the scripts for the class. The SPSS class notes do not contain any of the computer output. The class notes are not meant to be an SPSS textbook or…

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Learning Machine Learning with Kaggle Challenges: Introduction

October 24, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
IDRE Visualization Portal, Math Sciences Building 5628, 520 Portola Plaza
Los Angeles, CA 90095 United States
Free 5 spots left

In Fall 2019, IDRE RTG will offer a series of classes on machine learning to the campus. The objective of the series is to present overviews to the exciting machine learning techniques and to provide a practical guide for general audience to step into the field. This series is primarily appropriate for the beginners who want to learn the techniques and apply to their future research activities. Researchers with machine learning experiences are expected to get benefits from related discussions…

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Running Applications on Hoffman2 – Part II

October 29, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
IDRE Visualization Portal, Math Sciences Building 5628, 520 Portola Plaza
Los Angeles, CA 90095 United States
Free 15 spots left

The Hoffman2 cluster is a powerful computational resource for the UCLA research community. This class is designed to introduce users to the Hoffman2 cluster environment and to clarify the process of porting applications or using applications already available on the cluster. It also addresses how to port your workflow to the Hoffman2 and how to submit batch and run interactive applications. Part II addresses specific workflow classes such as: multicore, parallel and job array submissions. It addresses the process of…

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Introduction to Jupyter

October 30, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
IDRE Visualization Portal, Math Sciences Building 5628, 520 Portola Plaza
Los Angeles, CA 90095 United States
Free 13 spots left

The Jupyter Notebook is a computing tool that allows users to edit and run Python, R, Julia (and many other programming languages) inside a web browser. Furthermore, it is a powerful tool that allows users to combine live code, text, and visualizations in an interactive, shareable, reproducible document. It has been growing in popularity in many scientific and research disciplines as a data exploration and analysis tool that encourages collaboration and reproducible science. This class will provide an interactive demonstration…

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Learning Machine Learning with Kaggle Challenges: Solving Titanic Problem

October 31, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
IDRE Visualization Portal, Math Sciences Building 5628, 520 Portola Plaza
Los Angeles, CA 90095 United States
Free 9 spots left

In Fall 2019, IDRE RTG will offer a series of classes on machine learning to the campus. The objective of the series is to present overviews to the exciting machine learning techniques and to provide a practical guide for general audience to step into the field. This series is primarily appropriate for the beginners who want to learn the techniques and apply to their future research activities. Researchers with machine learning experiences are expected to get benefits from related discussions…

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November 2019

Addressing the Vaccine Crisis: The Digital World, Big Data, and Public Health

November 1, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
James Bridges Theater, UCLA Melnitz Hall, 235 Charles E Young Dr
Los Angeles, CA 90095 United States
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Free 82 spots left

  Venue: James Bridges Theater, UCLA Melnitz Hall, 235 Charles E Young Dr., Los Angeles, CA - 90095 Register: RSVP link Questions: Contact T.V. Singh Organizers: Vwani Roychowdhury Timothy R. Tangherlini Beth Glenn Catherine Crespi Roshan Bastani Addressing the Vaccine Crisis: The Digital World, Big Data, and Public Health The World Health Organization has identified vaccine hesitancy as one of the top threats to global health. This one-day symposium, hosted by UCLA faculty from Engineering, Humanities and Public Health, comes…

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Introduction to GIS and Python

November 6, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
IDRE Portal, 5628 Math Sciences Building, 520 Portola Plaza
Los Angeles, CA 90095 United States
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Free 17 spots left

An introduction to using GeoSpatial tools with Python. If you have questions regarding the workshop, please contact Albert Kochpahum.

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Learning Machine Learning with Kaggle Challenges: Deep Learning for Dogs-vs-Cats Problem

November 7, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
IDRE Visualization Portal, Math Sciences Building 5628, 520 Portola Plaza
Los Angeles, CA 90095 United States
Free 14 spots left

In Fall 2019, IDRE RTG will offer a series of classes on machine learning to the campus. The objective of the series is to present overviews to the exciting machine learning techniques and to provide a practical guide for general audience to step into the field. This series is primarily appropriate for the beginners who want to learn the techniques and apply to their future research activities. Researchers with machine learning experiences are expected to get benefits from related discussions…

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GIS Day

November 13, 2019
Young Research Library, 280 Charles E Young Drive North
Los Angeles, CA 90095 United States
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Do you want to do more to immediately help people affected by our recent natural disasters? Have you ever wanted to know more about GIS? If you answered yes to any of these, sign up for our humanitarian map-a-thon event! We will train you in easy-to-learn Open Street Map skills! And the chance to participate with civil society groups from across the globe! More details to come soon.   Join the IDRE Mailing List to get updates on GIS Day…

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Learning Machine Learning with Kaggle Challenges: Deep Learning for Dogs-vs-Cats Problem with Better Solutions

November 14, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
IDRE Visualization Portal, Math Sciences Building 5628, 520 Portola Plaza
Los Angeles, CA 90095 United States
Free 17 spots left

In Fall 2019, IDRE RTG will offer a series of classes on machine learning to the campus. The objective of the series is to present overviews to the exciting machine learning techniques and to provide a practical guide for general audience to step into the field. This series is primarily appropriate for the beginners who want to learn the techniques and apply to their future research activities. Researchers with machine learning experiences are expected to get benefits from related discussions…

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IDRE Early Career Research Day

November 20, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Sequoia Room, UCLA Faculty Center, 480 Charles E Young Dr S
Los Angeles, CA 90095 United States
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Free 60 spots left

Venue: Sequoia Room, UCLA Faculty Center, 480 Charles E. Young Drive East, Los Angeles Registration: RSVP link Contact: T.V.Singh The Institute for Digital Research and Education (IDRE) is pleased to announce the upcoming IDRE Early Career Research Day. This event is aimed to highlight the diverse research activities in computational science, data science, information science, and digital scholarship at UCLA carried out by rising faculty and researchers, post-docs, and graduate and undergraduate students. It will also be an opportunity for…

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