Loading Events

Upcoming Events

Events Search and Views Navigation

October 2020

Running Applications on the Hoffman2 Cluster: Case Studies I

October 26, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Zoom

The Hoffman2 cluster is a powerful computational resource for the UCLA research community. This workshop is part of a three-seminar series 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. Case Studies I addresses addresses specific workflow classes such as: serial, multi core, parallel…

Find out more »

Introduction to SPSS

October 26, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Zoom
Free

Please RVSP here. Workshop will be conducted in Zoom in PST time. Invites are sent out the day before the workshop. 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…

Find out more »

Learning Deep Learning with PyTorch (4) Convolutional Neural Networks

October 27, 2020 @ 10:00 am
Zoom

This workshop series is to present overviews to the exciting deep learning techniques and to provide a practical guide for general audience to step into the field. It will be primarily appropriate for the beginners who want to learn the techniques and apply to their future research activities. Researchers with deep learning experiences are expected to get benefits from related discussions as well. In the fourth session of the series, we will introduce convolutional neural network and learn how to use PyTorch to do image processing for classic Dogs-vs-Cats problem...

Find out more »

4th Annual Humanitarian Mapathon with USC and UCLA

October 28, 2020 - October 30, 2020
Zoom
4th Annual Mapathon Logo

REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN, RSVP HERE!  Wednesday October 28th, 10am (PDT): Welcome message and humanitarian map training Thursday October 29th: Continue mapping and a day of workshops9am Open Street Map with Python 11am Open Data and Tableau 1pm GIS with R 3pm Introduction to QGIS Friday October 30th, 10am (PDT): Wrap-up and closing Keynote with Ben Welsh from the Los Angeles Times Ben Welsh (LA Times Data Journalist) Location: Zoom Go to website for more details Once again, UCLA and…

Find out more »

Introduction to GIS with Open Street Map and Python

October 29, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Zoom
Free

Please RVSP here. Workshop will be conducted in Zoom in PST time. Invites are sent out the day before the workshop. This workshop is part one of a four-part workshop series in the 4th Annual UCLA/USC Humanitarian Mapathon. You will learn how to use Python within Jupyter Notebooks to find Open Street Map data for an area of interest. Data you will interact with are street networks (nodes and edges), building footprints, and points of interest.   If you have…

Find out more »

Learning Deep Learning with PyTorch (5) Improving CNNs Performance

October 29, 2020 @ 10:00 am
Zoom

This workshop series is to present overviews to the exciting deep learning techniques and to provide a practical guide for general audience to step into the field. It will be primarily appropriate for the beginners who want to learn the techniques and apply to their future research activities. Researchers with deep learning experiences are expected to get benefits from related discussions as well. In the fifth session of the series, we will introduce data augmentation and transfer learning techniques to get a better solution for deep learning projects with PyTorch...

Find out more »

November 2020

Running Applications on the Hoffman2 Cluster: Case Studies II

November 2, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Zoom

The Hoffman2 cluster is a powerful computational resource for the UCLA research community. This workshop is part of a three-seminar series 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. Case Studies II continue to address specific how to submit specific workflow classes such…

Find out more »

Introduction to R

November 2, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Zoom
Free

Please RVSP here. Workshop will be conducted in Zoom in PST time. Invites are sent out the day before the workshop. R is a powerful statistical package that runs on many platforms, including Windows, Macintosh and Unix. This class is designed for people who are just getting started using R. The students in the class will have a hands-on experience using R for statistics, graphics, and data management. The R class notes do not contain any of the computer output.…

Find out more »

Learning Deep Learning with PyTorch (6) Generative Adversarial Networks

November 3, 2020 @ 10:00 am
Zoom

This workshop series is to present overviews to the exciting deep learning techniques and to provide a practical guide for general audience to step into the field. It will be primarily appropriate for the beginners who want to learn the techniques and apply to their future research activities. Researchers with deep learning experiences are expected to get benefits from related discussions as well. In the sixth session of the series, we will introduce Generative Adversarial Networks (GANs) and illustrate the fundamental GAN techniques on how to use DCGANs to generate dog images with PyTorch...

Find out more »

Julia Language for Advanced Computations: Perspectives and Outlook

November 5, 2020 @ 10:00 am
Zoom

We will explore the features of the Julia programming language in the context of research computing, and compare it with other scripting languages such as Python and MATLAB. We will also discuss Julia language's ecosystem, including its standard library, documentation system, unit test, package management and more, from the standpoints of reproducible computational science and modern software engineering.

Find out more »

Introduction to Stata

November 9, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Zoom
Free

Please RVSP here. Workshop will be conducted in Zoom in PST time. Invites are sent out the day before the workshop. 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…

Find out more »

Advanced Graphics with Matlab

November 10, 2020 @ 10:00 am
Zoom

This class will demonstrate how to use MATLAB to create data visualization and animation for publications or presentations. We will discuss many plotting functions and techniques available in MATLAB and learn how to use these commands to handle and customize your graphics in practice. The materials include simple 2D/3D plots to present scalers and vectors, filled plots to handle continuously spatial data, geographic plots to deal with geographic information, animation to show variation in temporal data. Matplotlib used in Python will be also introduced so one can easily apply these plotting techniques in Python.

Find out more »

Markdown for Technical Writing

November 12, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Zoom

We will discuss using Markdown (a light-weight markup language with plain-text formatting syntax) for technical writing, including the support of LaTeX-style mathematics typesetting and bibliography. The approach can be applied to writing dissertation, research manuscripts, presentation slides, and web pages from the same set of source files. A number of documentation-building tools around the Markdown format will be introduced. We will also discuss using GitHub and Travis CI for version control and automatic building of documents and web pages.

Find out more »

Jupyter Advanced Topics

November 17, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Zoom

This short class will illustrate several powerful tools and features that can enhance one’s experience with Jupyter notebooks. The interactive demonstrations will include a brief overview of plotting tools and magics, followed by demonstrations of how to make interactive widgets for interactive visualizations and dashboards and how to generate analysis pipelines and reports. Basic familiarity with Python will be assumed. Register in advance:  Please REGISTER using the Zoom Meeting Link before joining! If you have any questions regarding this event, please…

Find out more »

Beginning Programming for Creatives

November 17, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Zoom
Free

Please RVSP here. Workshop will be conducted in Zoom in PST time. Invites are sent out the day before the workshop. Description coming soon   If you have any further questions regarding the workshop, please contact the instructor.

Find out more »

Make and Makefiles

November 24, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Zoom

Description coming soon. Register in advance:  Please REGISTER using the Zoom Meeting Link before joining! If you have any questions regarding this event, please contact Ben Winjum.

Find out more »
+ Export Events

Events List Navigation

UCLA OIT