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May 2022

Data Visualization with Python II: Making Interactive Plots and Widgets

May 16, 2022 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Zoom

Python is a very popular language for computational and data science, and it has many powerful capabilities for visualizing data. Data visualization plays an essential role in representing data so that its underlying patterns might be conveyed and understood. The second part of this series will explore various ways that Python can be used to make interactive graphics for exploring data and conceptualizing trends and dependencies. We’ll dive into Python libraries for making interactive widgets, plots, and dashboards (ipywidgets, plotly,…

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Boosting Python for High Performance Data Analytics (1) Interpreter War

May 13, 2022 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Zoom

While Python becomes the most popular programming language since 2019, data scientists often have a few common complaints about its slow speed and the limited capabilities of handling the big data scenarios. In this workshop series, we will present an extensive discussion on how to improve the performance of Python in data science by looking under the hood of its language/libraries and using the technologies to make Python a practical solution for high-performance big data analytics. In the first session,…

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Hoffman2 Happy Hour: Loading and unloading applications via environmental modules (R, anaconda, etc. examples) + Q&A

May 10, 2022 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Zoom

The Hoffman2 Happy Hours are designed to showcase one cluster related topic in a short presentation (no more than 20 minutes and generally much less) or lightning talk format, to be followed by 30 to 40 minutes of discussion and user support (office hour style). Each Hoffman2 Happy Hour meeting is 50 minutes long. Bring your computational questions (they do not have to be strictly related to the topic of the week) or just your curiosity. Examples and hands-on components…

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Data Visualization with Python I: Plotting Fundamentals

May 9, 2022 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Zoom

Python is a very popular language for computational and data science, and it has many powerful capabilities for visualizing data. Data visualization plays an essential role in representing data so that its underlying patterns can be conveyed and understood. The first part of this series will showcase various ways that Python can be used for creating graphics, following which we’ll dive into some common Python libraries for data viz: Matplotlib, Pandas, and Seaborn. We will go through several interactive exercises…

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Hierarchical Bayesian modeling with applications for spatial environmental data science

May 6, 2022 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Zoom

IDRE ECR Group is excited to announce the following workshop on Hierarchical Bayesian modeling with applications for spatial environmental data science: Title: Hierarchical Bayesian modeling with applications for spatial environmental data science Date and Time: Friday, May 6, 2022, @9 AM (PST) Recording is available here: https://youtu.be/Ubsns37DD_U Abstract: Effectively addressing pressing environmental problems in the modern era requires flexible analytical approaches capable of leveraging the diverse stream of data resources now available to make a reliable statistical inference. Hierarchical Bayesian…

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Hoffman2 Happy Hour: Who’s afraid of the command line? + Q&A

May 3, 2022 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Zoom

The Hoffman2 Happy Hours are designed to showcase one cluster related topic in a short presentation (no more than 20 minutes and generally much less) or lightning talk format, to be followed by 30 to 40 minutes of discussion and user support (office hour style). Each Hoffman2 Happy Hour meeting is 50 minutes long. Bring your computational questions (they do not have to be strictly related to the topic of the week) or just your curiosity. Examples and hands-on components…

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April 2022

Introduction to Google Cloud Platform. Part 2: Compute engine and practice

April 28, 2022 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Zoom

Google cloud platform (GCP) is a cloud environment, developed by Google, where users can easily access a wide range of cloud computing services, such as running computational programs, application development or website-hosting. This two-part workshop is intended to help you understand what GCP is about, and how it may provide campus researchers an option to use cloud computing resources. In part 2, you will learn the key component of GCP, the Compute Engine, and know how to use it in…

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Hoffman2 Happy Hour: Transferring data to and from the Hoffman2 Cluster + Q&A

April 26, 2022 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Zoom

The Hoffman2 Happy Hours are designed to showcase one cluster related topic in a short presentation (no more than 20 minutes and generally much less) or lightning talk format, to be followed by 30 to 40 minutes of discussion and user support (office hour style). Each Hoffman2 Happy Hour meeting is 50 minutes long. Bring your computational questions (they do not have to be strictly related to the topic of the week) or just your curiosity. Examples and hands-on components…

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Introduction to Google Cloud Platform. Part 1: Overview

April 21, 2022 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Zoom

Google cloud platform (GCP) is a cloud environment, developed by Google, where users can easily access a wide range of cloud computing services, such as running computational programs, application development or website-hosting. This two-part workshop is intended to help you understand what GCP is about, and how it may provide campus researchers an option to use cloud computing resources.  Part 1 will overview the landscape of GCP and explain how it can assist academic research. Any questions about this workshop…

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Using Container on HPC resources

April 20, 2022 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

This workshop will go over how to use container on HPC resources. Containers are a great way to run scientific software on various HPC platforms. Users can create a ‘virtual’ OS to easily install any application and transfer it to any system with container software. This workshop will cover how to build and use containers to run on HPC resources. We will use many examples of scientific software, such as, Nwchem, R and Rstudio, Python and Jupyter, etc. We will…

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Hoffman2 Happy Hour: Connecting to the Hoffman2 Cluster via Jupyter Notebooks + Q&A

April 19, 2022 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Zoom

The Hoffman2 Happy Hours are designed to showcase one cluster related topic in a short presentation (no more than 20 minutes and generally much less) or lightning talk format, to be followed by 30 to 40 minutes of discussion and user support (office hour style). Each Hoffman2 Happy Hour meeting is 50 minutes long. Bring your computational questions (they do not have to be strictly related to the topic of the week) or just your curiosity. Examples and hands-on components…

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Hoffman2 Happy Hour: Connecting to the Hoffman2 Cluster via a remote desktop + Q&A

April 12, 2022 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Zoom

The Hoffman2 Happy Hours are designed to showcase one cluster related topic in a short presentation (no more than 20 minutes and generally much less) or lightning talk format, to be followed by 30 to 40 minutes of discussion and user support (office hour style). Each Hoffman2 Happy Hour meeting is 50 minutes long. Bring your computational questions (they do not have to be strictly related to the topic of the week) or just your curiosity. Examples and hands-on components…

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Hoffman2 Happy Hour: Connecting to the Hoffman2 Cluster via a terminal from a MacOS or Linux computer + Q&A

April 5, 2022 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Zoom

The Hoffman2 Happy Hours are designed to showcase one cluster related topic in a short presentation (no more than 20 minutes and generally much less) or lightning talk format, to be followed by 30 to 40 minutes of discussion and user support (office hour style). Each Hoffman2 Happy Hour meeting is 50 minutes long. Bring your computational questions (they do not have to be strictly related to the topic of the week) or just your curiosity. Examples and hands-on components…

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March 2022

Hoffman2 Happy Hour: Using Rstudio Server on Hoffman2 + Q&A

March 30, 2022 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Zoom

The Hoffman2 Happy Hours Series: Using Rstudio on Hoffman2 is best with a Rstudio Server app. This Happy Hour shows an example of using a Rstudio Server with Singularity/Apptainor. Any questions about this workshop can be emailed to cpeterson@oarc.ucla.edu.  Register here: https://ucla.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJwvcOytqjsiGdK5RudPYhsQTrmg4NP8HUqP

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Hoffman2 Happy Hour: Connecting to the Hoffman2 Cluster via a terminal from a Windows machine + Q&A

March 29, 2022 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Zoom

The Hoffman2 Happy Hours are designed to showcase one cluster related topic in a short presentation (no more than 20 minutes and generally much less) or lightning talk format, to be followed by 30 to 40 minutes of discussion and user support (office hour style). Each Hoffman2 Happy Hour meeting is 50 minutes long. Bring your computational questions (they do not have to be strictly related to the topic of the week) or just your curiosity. Examples and hands-on components…

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Open Science Workshop

March 24, 2022 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

IDRE ECR Group is excited to announce Open Science workshop with the following details: Title: Open Science Date and Time: Thursday, March 24, 2022 @10 AM (PST) Video recordings: Part-1. Part-2 Abstract: As the culture and context of academic research evolve with the times, there is a growing realization of the need and power in adopting open science practices, methodologies, technology, and academic environments which support these changes. Transparency, data/code/blueprint-sharing, and modular shared computational infrastructure, increase the number and quality…

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Hoffman2 Happy Hour: What is the Hoffman2 Cluster and what it can do for you, how to get an account + Q&A

March 22, 2022 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Zoom

The Hoffman2 Happy Hours are designed to showcase one cluster related topic in a short presentation (no more than 20 minutes and generally much less) or lightning talk format, to be followed by 30 to 40 minutes of discussion and user support (office hour style). Each Hoffman2 Happy Hour meeting is 50 minutes long. Bring your computational questions (they do not have to be strictly related to the topic of the week) or just your curiosity. Examples and hands-on components…

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Introduction to Mediation Models with the PROCESS macro in SPSS

March 8, 2022 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Zoom

Registration: https://ucla.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJIlcuCpqzwoGt3dCRZ50lDgXWadWKeYfc2r This workshop will introduce the PROCESS Macro in SPSS (written by Andrew Hayes).  Basic models will be demonstrated.  Explanations of the syntax and output will be given, as well as some tips about reporting such analyses.  

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Introduction to Generalized Linear Regression Models in R

March 1, 2022 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Zoom

Registration: https://ucla.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJUud-6uqTwiGtNZEtt6vy5VApsl6AE8BJVM In this workshop we discuss generalized linear models and why and when we need to use them. We will discuss several generalized linear modes such as logistic, Poisson, and negative binomial and how we run them in R. The seminar briefly reviews regression concepts as necessary, but it is assumed that participants have basic understanding of linear regression models (see the Introduction to Regression in R workshop). It also assumed that participants have basic familiarity with R (see the Introduction…

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February 2022

Scientific Visualization with Paraview

February 25, 2022 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Zoom

Paraview is an open-source cross-platform program for interactive scientific visualization. Paraview can run as a stand-alone visualization tool, as well as in a client-server fashion for remote visualization. In this tutorial, we will explore the visualization pipeline and basic features in Paraview. We will show how to prepare data files from scratch. We will demonstrate how to use Paraview's remote visualization capability, in which the Paraview graphical user interface is run on the user's computer while the data sets reside…

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Creating a Comprehensive Lexical Resource for English Using Bayesian Deep Learning and Missing Data Methodology

February 25, 2022 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
https://ucla.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJ0td-ygrjsoGdEuEw571uCY1hyW2e5c_6c8, Zoom

    Speaker: Bryor Snefjella, Ph.D. IDRE Scholar, Psychology Department, University of California Los Angeles Video Recording: https://youtu.be/RTpW1-FtBGs   Abstract: Inquiry in the language sciences makes extensive use of open-source data sets. For example, data sets of hand-annotations of words for properties such as their connotation and familiarity. Other common types of open-source resources include behavioural or neuroimageing recordings of responses to linguistic stimuli in controlled experiments, or measurements taken from massive respositories of digitized natural language use. A challenge…

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Learning Generative Adversarial Networks

February 25, 2022 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Zoom

Workshop will be conducted in Zoom in PST time. Please Register here in advance for this lecture. This workshope will the introduction to Generative Adversarial Networks (GANs). We will illustrate the fundamental GAN techniques on how to use DCGANs to generate do images using PyTorch. The knowledge of topics covered in the previous sessions is assumed. Working experience of Python, Jupyter Notebooks and linear algebra will be helpful. To register: https://ucla.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJcqc-6orjgtGdJQju538rp_SyhqQsUPdduI After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing…

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Running Applications on the Hoffman2 Cluster, Part III

February 23, 2022 @ 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 Hoffman2 and how to submit batch and run interactive applications. While the three seminars are designed as a series, each of the seminars stands on its own…

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Stata Data Management

February 22, 2022 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Zoom

Registration: https://ucla.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJIpf--rrj4vE9DWH23IkyLvjjrk-md-hwYe 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 workshop is focused on preparing data for statistical analysis.

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Learning Convolutional Neural Networks (2)

February 18, 2022 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Zoom

Workshop will be conducted in Zoom in PST time. Please Register here in advance for this lecture. This workshope will be the second lecture on the introduction to convolutional neural network. We will continue our learning on how to apply data augmentation and transfer learning techniques to get a better solution for the classic Dogs-vs-Cats problem using PyTorch. The knowledge of topics covered in the previous sessions is assumed. Working experience of Python, Jupyter Notebooks and linear algebra will be…

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Running Applications on the Hoffman2 Cluster, Part II

February 16, 2022 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Zoom

Registration link: https://ucla.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJIvd-igpjMiGNVkod90GFNhBTuT7pwRfj5- 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 Hoffman2 and how to submit batch and run interactive applications. Part II addresses specific workflow classes such as: serial, multi core, parallel…

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R Markdown Basics

February 15, 2022 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Zoom

Registration: https://ucla.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJwpd-uoqDIvG91UKYByaA-7Xcbn4V38rA1k R Markdown files integrate text, Markdown, and R code into dynamic documents that weave together plain text, formatted text, and the output of the R code.  The resulting dynamic reports can be produced in many formats, including HTML documents, HTML slideshows, LaTeX pdf, Beamer slideshows, MS Word doc, books, scientific articles, and websites.   This workshop covers basic coding and conventions of the three frameworks upon which R Markdown depends:  Markdown for formatting text, knitr for R code chunks,…

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Practical Parallel Computing 3: Introduction to PETSc

February 11, 2022 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Zoom

MPI (Message Passing Interface) is a standardized interface for portable distributed-memory scientific parallel computing. The portability ensures that a properly-written, standard-conforming MPI program can work the same way on different platforms ranging from laptop computers to massively parallel supercomputers. MPI has been widely used in advanced simulations, data analysis and visualization in the last two decades. A typical MPI program would launch as a set of processes distributed across multiple CPU cores or compute nodes. Each process would perform a…

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Learning Convolutional Neural Networks (1)

February 11, 2022 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
Zoom

Workshop will be conducted in Zoom in PST time. Please Register here in advance for this lecture. This workshope will be an introduction on convolutional neural network. We will start our learning on how to use PyTorch to do image processing for classic Dogs-vs-Cats problem. The knowledge of topics covered in the previous sessions is assumed. Working experience of Python, Jupyter Notebooks and linear algebra will be helpful. To register: https://ucla.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJMpde6pqTgsHNYBPoJmhNelXw3PeHH4AWzT After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing…

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Running Applications on the Hoffman2 Cluster, Part I

February 9, 2022 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Zoom

Registration link: https://ucla.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJYqc-6rqz0qGdCvJuus9bUKV2xVtQHZQnHu 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 Hoffman2 and how to submit batch jobs and run interactive applications. This introductory workshop addresses the specifics of the Hoffman2 Cluster set-up,…

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Introduction to Remote Sensing with Python

February 9, 2022 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Zoom

Landsat imagery of the 2020 Bobcat wildfire generated using Python Register here Satellites are circling our planet, allowing us to "sense" things about the Earth. It is the art and science of making measurements using sensors. Remote sensing has thus become a valuable tool in research and applications in a wide range of disciplines, such as engineering, geology, geography, urban planning, public health, archeology, environmental studies, disaster research, forestry, and agriculture. In this workshop, you will: learn the basic principles…

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Converting plots from Matlab to Python/matplotlib

February 3, 2022 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Zoom

This workshop will introduce how to use Python/matplotlib and other packages to generate data visualization and animation for publications or presentations. We will discuss plotting functions and techniques available in both Matlab and Python 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, and animation to show variation in temporal data. We will also include the…

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January 2022

Practical Parallel Computing 2: MPI Programming

January 28, 2022 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Zoom

MPI (Message Passing Interface) is a standardized interface for portable distributed-memory scientific parallel computing. The portability ensures that a properly-written, standard-conforming MPI program can work the same way on different platforms ranging from laptop computers to massively parallel supercomputers. MPI has been widely used in advanced simulations, data analysis and visualization in the last two decades. A typical MPI program would launch as a set of processes distributed across multiple CPU cores or compute nodes. Each process would perform a…

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Phenological responses of North American birds to global change: Ecology in the age of big data

January 28, 2022 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
Zoom

Speaker: Casey Youngflesh IDRE Scholar, Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of California Los Angeles   Time: 11:30 AM – 12:30 PM (PST) Date: Jan 28, 2022 Location: Zoom (RSVP here for the link)   Abstract: Rapid abiotic environmental change is driving a multitude of shifts in natural systems across the Earth. One of the most pronounced responses to these pressures is changes in the timing of seasonal events, known as phenology. With warming temperatures, phenological events in spring…

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Tips to run Matlab on Hoffman2 cluster

January 27, 2022 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Zoom

In this workshop we will focus on the methods to execute Matlab interactively and run its programs via job scheduler on Hoffman2 cluster. (We will not describe how to write Matlab scripts nor how to use its internal/external functions.) Several methods to launch Hoffman2 Matlab GUI from different operating systems will be discussed, including the usage of Jupyter notebook from a local web browser. We will also discuss the how to write simple job submission scripts to run Matlab codes.…

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Make and Makefiles

January 27, 2022 @ 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.

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Practical Parallel Computing 1: Running MPI Programs

January 21, 2022 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Zoom

MPI (Message Passing Interface) is a standardized interface for portable distributed-memory scientific parallel computing. The portability ensures that a properly-written, standard-conforming MPI program can work the same way on different platforms ranging from laptop computers to massively parallel supercomputers. MPI has been widely used in advanced simulations, data analysis and visualization in the last two decades. A typical MPI program would launch as a set of processes distributed across multiple CPU cores or compute nodes. Each process would perform a…

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Version Control with Git

January 20, 2022 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Zoom

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. Register in advance:  Please REGISTER using the…

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Machine learning for Oceanic & Atmospheric Sciences

January 7, 2022 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

IDRE ECR Group is excited to announce Machine learning for oceanic & atmospheric sciences workshop with the following details: Title: Machine Learning for Oceanic & Atmospheric Sciences Date and Time: Friday, January 7, 2022 @10 AM (PST) Registration: https://ucla.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJclde2opjsiGdU0sq31tMP5YUXd8FbvCbCm Abstract: Machine learning (ML) denotes a host of computational methods for inferring meaningful patterns in data. Advances over recent decades in ML methodologies, computational power, and dataset sizes have facilitated the rapid adaptation of these methods in practically every field of…

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November 2021

Building a patient motion model for Radiotherapy

November 19, 2021 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
Zoom

    Speaker: Ricky Savjani, Ph.D. IDRE Scholar, Department of Radiation Oncology, University of California Los Angeles     Abstract: Several technological advances in radiotherapy have enabled the use of focused radiation to treat solid tumors within the thoracic cavity. Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy (SBRT) offers a way to treat patients with high doses of radiation with just a few (three to five) treatments entirely non-invasively, providing excellent tumor control for both early stage non-small cell lung cancer and metastatic…

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October 2021

Panel discussion on Interdisciplinary Research and Collaboration

October 29, 2021 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
Zoom

Video Link: https://youtu.be/RVdWM1SbB4s The IDRE Early Career Researchers group is excited to restart its monthly meetings. This first meeting will introduce five IDRE scholars selected from a large pool of applicants, followed by a panel discussion on interdisciplinary research and collaboration. The following eminent UCLA researchers will be the panelists: Karen McKinnon, Institute of the Environment and Sustainability, Department of Statistics Jacob Foster, Department of Sociology Miriam Marlier, Environmental Health Sciences Jim McWilliams, Department of Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences The panel…

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August 2021

Generalized Linear Models in R

August 30, 2021 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

This workshop is designed to give an overview on generalized linear models. The workshop introduces the basic theory of generalized linear models and their implementation in R. We will talk about a broad range of regression models such as Logistic regression, Poisson regression, negative binomial, zero-inflated Poisson, and zero-inflated negative binomial and how to run them in R and how to interpret the results. Of course, we will not be able to discuss all aspects of generalize regression models such…

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Statistical Writing

August 23, 2021 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Workshop description and Zoom registration link coming soon!

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Intermediate Topics in Confirmatory Factor Analysis (CFA)

August 16, 2021 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Zoom

This seminar is a continuation of the first seminar on Confirmatory Factor Analysis (CFA) in R with lavaan. Topics include multiple group CFA measurement invariance latent growth modeling Some time will be given at the end for interactive coding exercises. Instructor: Johnny Lin, Ph.D., OARC/IDRE Statistical Consulting Time: Aug 16, 2021 01:00 PM Pacific Time (US and Canada) Pre-requisites: Attendance or self-learning of first seminar Confirmatory Factor Analysis (CFA) in R with lavaan REGISTER to obtain Zoom link https://ucla.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJEqfumgqDsjEt1S9ROTo3zdJ9qWjNXvT5Ez After…

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Workflow automation with continuous integration and deployment (CI/CD)

August 9, 2021 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Zoom
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Introduction to the Linux Shell: Shell Scripting

August 6, 2021 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Zoom
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July 2021

Introduction to the Linux Shell: Using the Command Line

July 30, 2021 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Zoom
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Data Visualization from Matlab to Python/Matplotlib

July 15, 2021 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Zoom
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Introduction to Open Source Web GIS with Leaflet

July 14, 2021 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Zoom

Research projects are often confronted with the need to publish results to communicate their findings to the general audience. Publishing research on an interactive web-based map is an effective and visually compelling way to do so. In this workshop, participants will learn the basics of HTML, CSS and Javascript. We will use the Leaflet library to overlay research data and create compelling narrative maps. Finally, participants will learn how to use GitHub Pages as a publishing platform for the interactive…

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June 2021

Introduction to Augmented Reality with Artivive

June 29, 2021 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Zoom
hand holding mobile phone demonstrating AR

Augmented reality (AR) is the layering of computer-generated perceptual information onto real environments. The experience requires a level of interactivity and sensory engagement. AR is being adopted across the fields of architecture and engineering, as well as adopted by artists to make creative connections between our shared reality and that of innumerable virtual worlds. This workshop will introduce participants to the design and mechanics of augmented reality. We will focus on working with images, bringing digital objects into live environments…

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