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June 2017

Scaling to Petascale Institute

June 26, 2017 @ 8:00 am - June 30, 2017 @ 3:00 pm
IDRE Portal (5628 Math Science Building), UCLA + Google Map

UCLA Institute for Digital Research and Education is happy to be a collaborating host site for the “Scaling to Petascale Institute” to be held during June 26-30, 2017. Registrations are now open at https://bluewaters.ncsa.illinois.edu/petascale-summer-institute/registration Scaling to Petascale Institute: Do you have a computational problem that would benefit from using a large scale computing system? Do you need to scale your simulation or data analysis to a Petascale system? This institute is for people developing, modifying and supporting research projects who…

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SAS Programming II

June 20, 2017 @ 9:00 am - June 22, 2017 @ 5:00 pm
CLICC Classroom C, 320 Powell Library + Google Map

This workshop is for those who need to learn data manipulation techniques using SAS data and procedure steps to access, transform, and summarize SAS data sets. The course builds on the concepts that are presented in the Introduction to SAS Programming workshop and is not recommended for beginning SAS software users.  In this hands-on workshop, you will learn how to control SAS data set input and output; combine SAS data sets; summarize, read and write different types of data; perform…

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May 2017
Free

3D Animatin’: Focus on Adobe After Effects

May 25, 2017 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
5628 Math Sciences,

Instructor: Bruce McCrimmon This workshop will go through how to import and creating 3D models from Maya for animating in Adobe After Effects. Basic skills to be covered are converting models, rotating models, and animating motion.  

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Free

Story Mappin’

May 19, 2017 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
5628 Math Sciences,

Instructors: Yoh Kawano, Andy Rutkowski, and Albert Kochaphum The workshop will be the culmination of the workshop series by teaching a platform in which to showcase projects. Ranging from CartoDB to ESRI’s Story Maps, this workshop will cover: using tabular data for mapping, converting data into a digital web map, and creating a narrative structure using story maps.  

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Free

A Focus on Mapping with ArcGIS

May 16, 2017 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
East Electronic Classroom, 280 Charles E Young Dr N
Los Angeles, CA 90095 United States
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Instructors: Yoh Kawano, Albert Kochaphum, Andy Rutkowski. This workshop will go over step-by-step how to create a map using ArcGIS. We will discuss spatial joins, styling data, and how to utilize basic spatial tools. Data will be provided.  

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Free

Web Scrapin’: Focus on Python

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May 12, 2017 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
5628 Math Science Building,

Instructors: Albert Kochaphum and Pete Broadwell Starting with a simple introduction to Python, this workshop will demonstrate how to turn structured data from any website into a csv file. Topics include the following: identifying appropriate websites, installing Python, tweaking Python code, and examining the data output.  

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Free

Using Hoffman2 Cluster

May 11, 2017 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
5628 Math Science Building, UCLA,

This session is a general introduction to how to use UCLA Hoffman2 Cluster. The objective is to familiarize current and potential cluster users with the Hoffman2 Cluster, so they can make the best use of UCLA computational resources. The following topics will be covered: 1. How to access and login to the Hoffman2 Cluster, primarily in terminal/command-line mode. 2. Exploration of how to run various computational tasks on or from the Hoffman2 Cluster, illustrated by hands-on example transcripts. 3. A…

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Free

Resurrecting Historical Monuments: 3D Models, Metadata, and the Case of the Lady Chapel at Saint-Germain-des-Prés

May 10, 2017 @ 11:45 am - 1:00 pm
5628 Math Science Building, UCLA,

    Speaker: Kristine Tanton, Ph.D., IDRE Scholar, Department of Art History, University of California, Los Angeles   Time: 11:45 A.M. – 1 P.M. (Lunch will be served*) Date: May 10, 2017 Location: 5628, Math Sciences Building RSVP: https://idre.ucla.edu/calendar-event/resurrecting-historical-monuments#rsvp   Abstract: How do art and architectural historians study monuments that have been lost to time? Our understanding of these monuments relies mainly on fragmentary evidence such as textual descriptions, drawings, or lithic fragments scattered throughout various warehouses, archives, and museums.…

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Free

A Focus on Mapping Data Sources

May 9, 2017 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
East Electronic Classroom, 280 Charles E Young Dr N
Los Angeles, CA 90095 United States
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Instructors: Yoh Kawano, Andy Rutkowski, and Albert Kochaphum. Having a hard time finding a data source? This workshop will go over strategies for locating and using a variety of open and proprietary data sources, including Social Explorer, SimplyMap, PolicyMap, EVGeoCloud, and Los Angeles Open Data.  

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Free

Stata Data Management

May 8, 2017 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
5628 Math Sciences,

This workshop covers Stata commands and methods for common data management tasks, such as identifying data errors, identifying duplicated data, specifying missing values, working with string variables, labeling variables, creating new variables, merging datasets, processing data by groups and using loops for repetitive tasks.  The workshops is focused on preparing data for statistical analysis.

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Free

Filmmakin’: Equipment, Shooting and Editing

May 5, 2017 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
West Electronic Classroom on the Second Floor, Room 23167, Charles E. Young Research Library, UCLA, 280 Charles E Young Dr N
Los Angeles, CA 90095 United States
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Instructors: Yoh Kawano and Albert Kochaphum This workshop is for those who want to use film as a method of research, whether in creating a documentary film, or to collect qualitative data through interviews. The workshop will cover the basics on what equipment to use, how to shoot an interview, B Roll, and verite footage. Using Adobe Premiere Pro, this workshop will also cover the basics video editing, from creating a project, importing media, editing clips, adding transitions and effects,…

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SAS Programming I

May 2, 2017 @ 9:00 am - May 4, 2017 @ 5:00 pm
5628 Math Science Building,

Description:  This course is for users who want to learn how to write SAS programs. It is the entry point to learning SAS programming and is a prerequisite to many other SAS courses.  This workshop will be presented by an instructor from SAS.  This is the first of two workshops in preparation for the Base SAS Certification examination. Please RSVP here: http://www.surveygizmo.com/s3/3450976/Onsite-Workshops-UCLA-May Note: This event is open ONLY to those currently affiliated with the University of California.

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Free

Analyzing and Visualizing Interactions in SAS

May 1, 2017 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
5628 Math Sciences,

This workshop introduces methods of analyzing interactions (moderated effects) in regression models:  calculating, comparing and graphing simple effects and slopes.  Specifically, we emphasize the use of proc plm and the lsmeans and estimates statements in SAS in conjunction with a solid understanding of the regression equation.  Examples include two- and three-way interactions in linear regression and two-way interactions in logistic regression.  Although the concepts of moderation and interaction are reviewed in the seminar, some background in regression and moderation is…

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April 2017
Free

Introduction to Mplus

April 24, 2017 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
5628 Math Sciences,

Mplus is a powerful statistical package used for the analysis of both observed and latent variables. Among the kinds of analysis it can perform are exploratory factor analysis, confirmatory factor analysis, latent class analysis, latent growth curve modeling, structural equation modeling and multilevel modeling. This workshop is designed for people who are just getting started using Mplus. Our aim is to orient participants to the basic structure, syntax, data and output associated with this package. Mplus version 7.4 will be…

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Free

Accelerating Next-Generation DNA Sequencing

April 12, 2017 @ 11:45 am - 1:00 pm
5628 Math Science Building, UCLA,

  Speaker: Dr. Zhenman Fang, Ph.D., IDRE Scholar, Computer Science Department, University of California, Los Angeles Time: 11:45 A.M. - 1 P.M. (Lunch will be serverd*) Date: Apr 12, 2017 Location: 5628, Math Sciences Building RSVP: https://idre.ucla.edu/calendar-event/accel-next-gen-dna-seqn#rsvp   Abstract: Modern medical research is being transformed with the advance of next-generation sequencing technologies that dramatically reduce the cost of sequencing an individual human genome from $10M to $1,000 in the past decade. This sequencing technology is widely utilized in research and…

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Free

Survey Data Analysis in SAS

April 10, 2017 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
5628 Math Sciences,

This workshop covers descriptive analyses, both numerical and graphical, with both continuous and categorical variables.  Subpopulation analysis will be discussed, and then examples of OLS regression and logistic regression will be considered.

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Free

HPC and Big Data Analytics using Comet

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April 4, 2017 @ 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
5628 Math Science Building, UCLA,

UCLA-IDRE and SDSC are organizing the workshop "HPC and Big Data Analytics using Comet" in order to introduce the Comet supercomputer and its usage to the researchers at UCLA. Comet, a petascale supercomputer at San Diego Supercomputing Center (SDSC), is one of the key resources within the NSF’s XSEDE (Extreme Science and Engineering Discovery Environment) program. It provides “free” computer time via XSEDE portal to the researchers across USA. The participants will be able to get hands-on experience on Comet…

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March 2017
Free

Polycrystalline crystal plasticity with grain boundary evolution

March 8, 2017 @ 11:45 am - 1:00 pm
5628 Math Science Building, UCLA,

        Speaker: Nikhil Chandra Admal, Ph.D., IDRE Scholar, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, University of California, Los Angeles   Time:  11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m. (Lunch will be served*) Date: March 8, 2017 Location:  5628, Math Sciences Building RSVP:  https://idre.ucla.edu/calendar-event/polycrystalline-…undary-evolution#rsvp Abstract: Dynamic recrystallization can be defined as a spontaneous change in the mi- crostructure of a material during deformation at an elevated temperature due to the growth of defect-free grains through the motion of high angle…

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Free

Graphics in R: Introduction to ggplot2

March 7, 2017 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
5628 Math Science Building,

This workshop introduces how to use the R ggplot2 package to produce publication-quality graphics, particularly for data analysis accompanying a planned regression model. First, the underlying grammar (system) of graphics is introduced with demonstrations. Then the usage of ggplot2 for exploratory graphs, model diagnostics, and presentation of model results is illustrated through 3 examples.

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February 2017
Free

Introduction to R

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February 28, 2017 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
5628 Math Science Building,

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. The class notes are not meant to be an R textbook or a reference manual. However, it is possible for individuals…

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Free

Python for High Performance Computing II

February 17, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
5628 Math Science Building,

Python, originally developed as a general purpose programming language, has gained its popularity in the scientific community in recently years owning to its elegant and easy- to-understand syntax and powerful libraries. Python fully supports both functional and object-oriented programming styles. This class will present a number useful features of Python in the context of scientific computing, and introduce a number of supporting packages, including numpy for array-based computations and h5py to access HDF5 files, and the use of Python in…

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Free

Data as Infrastructure: CDS, Astronomy and beyond

February 15, 2017 @ 11:45 am - 1:00 pm
5628 Math Science Building, UCLA,

      Speaker: Dr. Françoise Genova, Astronomer, Centre de Données astronomiques de Strasbourg Time:  12 p.m. to 1 p.m. (Lunch will be served*) Date: Feb 15, 2017 Location:  5628, Math Sciences Building Registration: https://idre.ucla.edu/calendar-event/data-as-infrastructure#rsvp ‎   Abstract: Science data sharing is currently high in the political agenda, but some disciplines began to share their data long ago. Astronomy has been at the forefront, and now data is one of the discipline research infrastructures widely used by astronomers in their…

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Free

Introduction to Regression with SPSS

February 14, 2017 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
5628 Math Science Building,

This workshop will introduce some fundamental topics in regression analysis using SPSS in three parts. The first part will begin with a brief overview of the SPSS environment, as well simple data exploration techniques to ensure accurate analysis using simple and multiple regression. The second part will introduce regression diagnostics such as checking for normality of residuals, unusual and influential data, homoscedasticity and multicollinearity. The third part of this workshop will introduce categorical variables.  Special attention will be given to…

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Free

Python for High Performance Computing I

February 10, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
5628 Math Science Building,

Python, originally developed as a general purpose programming language, has gained its popularity in the scientific community in recently years owning to its elegant and easy- to-understand syntax and powerful libraries. Python fully supports both functional and object-oriented programming styles. This class will present a number useful features of Python in the context of scientific computing, and introduce a number of supporting packages, including numpy for array-based computations and h5py to access HDF5 files, and the use of Python in…

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Free

Using Hoffman2 cluster

February 9, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
5628 Math Science Building,

This session is a general introduction to how to use UCLA Hoffman2 Cluster. The objective is to familiarize current and potential cluster users with the Hoffman2 Cluster, so they can make the best use of UCLA computational resources. The following topics will be covered: 1. How to access and login to the Hoffman2 Cluster, primarily in terminal/command-line mode. 2. Exploration of how to run various computational tasks on or from the Hoffman2 Cluster, illustrated by hands-on example transcripts. 3. A…

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Free

Big Data and Information Policies for Behavior Change

February 8, 2017 @ 11:45 am - 1:00 pm
5628 Math Science Building, UCLA,

    Speaker: Omar I. Asensio, Ph.D., IDRE Scholar Institute of the Environment & Sustainability, Anderson School of Management Ziman Center, UCLA Time:  12 p.m. to 1 p.m. (Lunch will be served*) Date: Feb 8, 2017 Location:  5628, Math Sciences Building Registration:   https://idre.ucla.edu/calendar-event/big-data-and-information-policies#rsvp‎   Abstract: Mobile apps and smart metering technologies can provide a wealth of data and information to guide real-time decisions about consumption or investment. However, we often have limited understanding of how information provided with these technologies…

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Free

Applied Survey Data Analysis with Stata

February 7, 2017 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
5628 Math Science Building,

This workshop will show how descriptive analyses, both numerical and graphical, can be done with continuous and categorical variables.  Subpopulation analysis will be discussed, and then examples of OLS regression and logistic regression will be considered.

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January 2017
Free

Multiple Imputation in SAS 9.4

January 31, 2017 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
5628 Math Science Building,

The purpose of this workshop is to discuss commonly used techniques for handling missing data and common issues that could arise when these techniques are used. In particular, the se workshop will focus on the one of the most commonly used modern methods, multiple imputation.  The workshop will cover multiple imputation using the multivariate normal and imputation by chained equations as well as imputation diagnostics.

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Free

Hoffman2 Users Group Meeting – Sold Out

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January 25, 2017 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
IDRE Portal (5628 Math Science Building), UCLA + Google Map

If you currently use Hoffman2 or are interested in doing so, this is a great opportunity to get information on UCLA’s shared high-performance computing environment and provide feedback to the IDRE Research Technology Group on the future direction of the service. The meeting will include a quick overview of the Hoffman2 cluster, HPC storage, and our Cloud Archival Storage Service (CASS). There will also be technical presentations on the scheduling system, using tiered storage, as well as other topics suggested…

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November 2016
Free

Introduction to Structural Equation Modeling Using Stata

November 16, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
5628 Math Science Building,

This talk will introduce the concepts and jargon of structural equation modeling (SEM).  We will demonstrate how to fit SEMs for continuous outcomes using the -sem- command in Stata.  We will also demonstrate how use Stata's -gsem- command to fit multilevel structural equation models that include continuous, binary, multinomial, ordinal and count outcomes using a wide variety of link functions.

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Free

The Hacker Web Project: Exploring the Dark Side of the Web

November 9, 2016 @ 11:45 am - 1:00 pm
Kerckhoff – Charles E. Young Grand Salon, 308 Westwood Plaza
Los Angeles, 90095 United States
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      Speaker: Hsinchun Chen, Ph.D.; Arizona Regents’ Professor, Thomas R. Brown Chair Professor in Management and Technology, University of Arizona; Director, Artificial Intelligence Lab; Fellow, ACM, IEEE, AAAS Time:  12 p.m. to 1 p.m. (Lunch will be served*) Location:  Kerckhoff Hall - Charles E. Young Grand Salon Registration: https://idre.ucla.edu/calendar-event/hacker-web-project#rsvp Abstract: In this talk I will review our highly-acclaimed NSF-funded Hacker Web research, which develops advanced data, text and web mining techniques to explore the international underground hacker community. Selected…

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Free

Introduction to R

November 8, 2016 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
CLICC Classroom C, 320 Powell Library + Google Map

Introduction to R, November 8:  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. The class notes are not meant to be an R textbook or a reference manual. However,…

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October 2016
Free

Introduction to R

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October 24, 2016 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
CLICC Classroom B, 3rd Floor Powell Library + Google Map

Introduction to R, October 24:  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. The class notes are not meant to be an R textbook or a reference manual. However,…

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Free

Computing Environment on Linux – II

October 20, 2016 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Kerckhoff – Charles E. Young Grand Salon, 308 Westwood Plaza
Los Angeles, 90095 United States
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The second session of the Computing Environment on Linux is about the use of the Linux system for computation. It will describe the compilation and execution procedures for a given source program. A sample software code will be used to demonstrate the computing tools, such as makefile, debugger, and profiler, available on most flavors of the Linux environment.

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Free

A Tour and Discussion of Free SAS Resources for Teaching

October 20, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
5628 Math Science Building, UCLA,

A SAS representative would like to introduce professors (and UCLA researchers in general) about free SAS resources that can be used for teaching.  The event will involve a short presentation by the SAS representative, but will mostly be a Q&A session.

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Free

Computing Environment on Linux – I

October 18, 2016 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Kerckhoff – Charles E. Young Grand Salon, 308 Westwood Plaza
Los Angeles, 90095 United States
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Part-I session of Computing Environment on Linux class is aimed to help researchers who are new to Linux system. This two hour session will introduce basic Unix/Linux commands, shells, as well as a few editors available on most of the flavors of Linux operating system. The  user should be able to log in to a Linux system and use it to do normal tasks after going through this session.

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Free

Introduction to SPSS

October 17, 2016 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
CLICC Classroom B, 3rd Floor Powell Library + Google Map

Introduction to SPSS, October 17:  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…

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Free

Introduction to MPI (Message Passing Interface)

October 13, 2016 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
5628 Math Sciences,

MPI (message passing interface) is the de facto standard for distributed-memory parallel scientific computing. While the entire MPI API is quite extensive, this class will cover a number of key ingredients commonly used in practice. This class is useful for those who plan to start writing MPI code, and for those who would like to know how MPI works in order to operate an existing MPI code. Working knowledge of C and Fortran programming languages will be very helpful to…

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Free

Job scheduling on Hoffman2 cluster

October 12, 2016 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
5628 Math Science Building,

We will discuss how to effectively run jobs on Hoffman2 cluster. Hoffman2 cluster serves a wide spectrum of user applications and is almost always heavily loaded. Different kinds of jobs impose conflicting conditions in terms of job scheduling, given available computing resources. We will first review the components of Hoffman2 cluster, the shared cluster model, followed by fundamentals of using it’s job scheduler, Univa Grid Engine. Then a number of use cases will be discussed in details. The materials covered…

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Free

Introduction to SAS

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October 10, 2016 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
CLICC Classroom B, 3rd Floor Powell Library + Google Map

Introduction to SAS, October 10:  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…

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Free

Using Hoffman2 Cluster

October 6, 2016 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
5628 Math Science Building,

This session is a general introduction to how to use UCLA Hoffman2 Cluster. The objective is to familiarize current and potential cluster users with the Hoffman2 Cluster, so they can make the best use of UCLA computational resources. The following topics will be covered: How to access and login to the Hoffman2 Cluster, primarily in terminal/command-line mode. Exploration of how to run various computational tasks on or from the Hoffman2 Cluster, illustrated by hands-on example transcripts. A brief introduction to…

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Free

Introduction to Stata

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October 3, 2016 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
CLICC Classroom B, 3rd Floor Powell Library + Google Map

Introduction to Stata, October 3:  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…

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September 2016

SAS Workshop: SQL 1: Essentials

September 8, 2016 @ 9:00 am - September 9, 2016 @ 5:00 pm
CLICC Classroom B, 3rd Floor Powell Library + Google Map

This course teaches you how to process SAS data using Structured Query Language (SQL). This course can help prepare you for the following certification exam(s): SAS Advanced Programming Exam for SAS 9. Learn how to query and subset data, summarize and present data, combine tables, including complex joins and merges, create and modify table views and indexes and replace multiple DATA and PROC steps with one SQL query. This workshop will be taught by instructors from SAS. There will be…

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SAS Workshop: SAS Programming 1: Essentials

September 6, 2016 @ 9:00 am - September 7, 2016 @ 5:00 pm
CLICC Classroom B, 3rd Floor Powell Library + Google Map

This course is for users who want to learn how to write SAS programs. It is the entry point to learning SAS programming and is a prerequisite to many other SAS courses. Learn how to, navigate the SAS Studio programming environment, navigate the SAS Enterprise Guide programming, environment, navigate the SAS windowing environment, read various types of data into SAS data sets, create SAS variables and subset data, combine SAS data sets and create and enhance listing and summary reports.…

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August 2016

Workflows Workshop

August 9, 2016 @ 8:00 am - August 10, 2016 @ 3:00 pm
Kerckhoff – Charles E. Young Grand Salon, 308 Westwood Plaza
Los Angeles, 90095 United States
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In collaboration with Blue Waters sustained-petascale computing project, UCLA Institute for Digital Research and Education (IDRE) is happy to host the following workshop on workflows. Free Workflows Workshop: Registration is now open for a free Workflows Workshop to be held August 9-10, 2016 at multiple institutions across the country including UCLA-IDRE. Sponsored by the Blue Waters sustained-petascale computing project, this workshop will provide an overview of workflows and how they can enhance research productivity. A general session on the value…

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June 2016

Advanced Challenges in Theory and Practice in 3D Modeling of Cultural Heritage Sites Symposium

June 20, 2016 @ 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Young Research Library – Main Conference Room 11360,

Funded by the National Endowment for the Humanities, this two-day symposium on Advanced Challenges in Theory and Practice in 3D Modeling of Cultural Heritage Sites will be held on Monday, June 20, and Tuesday, June 21. This event is the culmination of an Advanced Topics in the Digital Humanities Summer Institute co-hosted by University of Massachusetts Amherst and UCLA. In 2015, participants gathered for a week at UMass Amherst to discuss key issues and challenges facing scholars working with 3D…

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Code for the Mission: Coffee & Cookie Break

June 1, 2016 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Kerckhoff – Charles E. Young Grand Salon, 308 Westwood Plaza
Los Angeles, 90095 United States
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Come and join us in the Portal for a Code for the Mission - Coffee and Cookie break “Meetup”! Want to build an app over the summer and win $5000 in September? Want to team up with Faculty Who have exciting app concepts? Have a neat idea for an App that will fit this year’s CFTM Themes of: • Inspiring Women in STEM • MHealth: Sensors, Wearables and Data Dashboards • Promoting Community Engagement and Civil Discourse Find out more…

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May 2016
Free

IDRE Early Career Researchers Lunch and Meeting

May 31, 2016 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Kerckhoff – Charles E. Young Grand Salon, 308 Westwood Plaza
Los Angeles, 90095 United States
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IDRE Early Career Researchers Lunch and Meeting Date and Time: May 31, 2016 at 11:30 AM (Lunch will be served*) Location: Visualization Portal, 5628 Math Sciences Bldg. RSVP**: Link This IDRE Early Career Researchers Lunch and Meeting is the first in a series of informal get-togethers for young researchers in the computational sciences. Realizing that dedicated and talented early career research faculty, postdoctoral researchers, and graduate students are key to establishing active and ongoing collaborations across campus, this meeting is the first…

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Computing Fluid Flows on Multi-GPU Cluster using Lattice Boltzmann Method

May 23, 2016 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Kerckhoff – Charles E. Young Grand Salon, 308 Westwood Plaza
Los Angeles, 90095 United States
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 IDRE Seminar- GPU/Many cores program Computing Fluid Flows on Multi-GPU Cluster using Lattice Boltzmann Method Chao-An Lin Department of Power Mechanical Engineering, National Tsing Hua University, Hsinchu 30013 Taiwan Date and Time: May 23, 2016 at 12:00 PM (Lunch will be served*) Location: 5628 Math Sciences Bldg. RSVP**: http://cfapps.ats.ucla.edu/cfapps/events/rsvp/RSVPNow.cfm?EveID=3531&SecID=3518 Abstract: Due to its enhanced computational capability, the graphic processing unit has drawn attention for non-graphic applications. The lattice Boltzmann method (LBM) as an explicit numerical scheme requiring only neighboring operations,…

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IDRE Seminar: Computational challenges and solutions in an analysis of large-scale whole genome sequencing data

May 5, 2016 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
5628 Math Science Building, UCLA,

IDRE Seminar - Computation and Storage, Data Informatics Computational challenges and solutions in an analysis of large-scale whole genome sequencing data Speakers: Eleazar Eskin1, Giovanni Goppola2, and Jae Hoon Sul2 1Professor, Computer Science - Human Genetics 2Professor, Psychiatry & Biobehavioral Sciences University of California, Los Angeles Date and Time: May 5th, 2016 at 12:00 PM(Lunch will be served*) Location: 5628 Math Sciences Bldg. RSVP**: http://cfapps.ats.ucla.edu/cfapps/events/rsvp/RSVPNow.cfm?EveID=3503&SecID=3491 Abstract: Whole-genome sequencing (WGS) technologies have emerged as a powerful approach to interrogate complete genome…

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