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October 2015

Introduction to Cuda

October 20, 2015 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Kerckhoff – Charles E. Young Grand Salon, 308 Westwood Plaza
Los Angeles, 90095 United States

Graphics Processing Units (or GPUs), an integral part of most of the computer systems, are well known for their potential for high performance numeric computations. Although few efforts have been made in the past to use these devices for general computing, the recent emergence of high level programming languages through CUDA has really made it possible to use GPUs without going through a steep learning curve. The objective of the class is to provide an introduction to CUDA. This session…

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Introduction to SPSS

October 20, 2015 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
CLICC Classroom C, 320 Powell Library

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. Non-UCLA researchers are allowed to sign up and attend. RSVP here.

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Python for High Performance Computing – Part 1

October 19, 2015 @ 2:30 pm - 5:00 pm
5628 Math Science Building

New location: 5628 Math Sciences Building New time: 2:30pm-5pm, October 19 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…

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Scientific Computing using PETSc

October 15, 2015 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
5907 Math Sciences Building

The PETSc library contains a number of reusable data structures and solvers for linear and nonlinear systems of equations that can greatly simplify the programming work of scientific computing. While it is possible to code everything “from scratch” using MPI and C/C++/Fortran, some may find code written reusing PETSc’s data structures are easier to maintain and extend in the long term. This class will first discuss a number of common scenarios in scientific computing (such as solving a partial differential…

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Introduction to Stata

October 13, 2015 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
CLICC Classroom C, 320 Powell Library

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. Non-UCLA researchers are allowed to sign up and attend. RSVP here.

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Parallel Computing using MPI

October 8, 2015 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Kerckhoff – Charles E. Young Grand Salon, 308 Westwood Plaza
Los Angeles, 90095 United States

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 important ones commonly used in practice. This class is useful for those who plan to start writing MPI code, and also for those who would like to know how MPI works in order to operate an existing MPI code. Sign up here.  

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Profiling – Code clinic session

October 6, 2015 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
5907 Math Sciences Building

The purpose of this session is to describe few basic profiling techniques and help researchers in gaining more insight into how well their application code runs on Hoffman2 or other computer systems. In particular the focus is on: Profiling techniques that are available on Hoffman2. Hands-on exercises using an example code - bring your own software. Prerequisite: User account on hoffman2 (apply here if you don't have one) and your software on Hoffman2. Laptop requirements:  Bring your own laptop to…

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Introduction to SAS

October 6, 2015 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
CLICC Classroom C, 320 Powell Library

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. Non-UCLA researchers are allowed to sign up and attend. RSVP Here.

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Using Hoffman2 Cluster

October 5, 2015 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Kerckhoff – Charles E. Young Grand Salon, 308 Westwood Plaza
Los Angeles, 90095 United States

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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Computing Environment on Linux

October 1, 2015 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Kerckhoff – Charles E. Young Grand Salon, 308 Westwood Plaza
Los Angeles, 90095 United States

This two-hour session is aimed to help researchers who are new to Linux. The session will introduce basic Unix/Linux commands, shells, as well as a few editors available on most of the Linux systems. It will also describe the compilation and execution procedures for a given source program. A sample software code will be used to demonstrate computing tools such as makefile, debugger, and profiler which are available under most Linux environments. The session’s material is of very generic nature…

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September 2015

SAS Functions by Example

September 29, 2015 @ 9:00 am - September 30, 2015 @ 4:00 pm
CLICC Classroom C, 320 Powell Library

Ever spent valuable time writing complex code only to later find a function that would have done the job for you? Discover the plethora of practical SAS functions that you haven't seen in other SAS programming courses, and start resolving your everyday programming problems more quickly and efficiently. You will learn how to magically manipulate character data with ease, using PERL Regular Expression (PRX) and other amazing character functions, dominate datetime, date, and time values with the previously perplexing Date…

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Exporting SAS Data Sets and Creating ODS Files for Microsoft Excel

September 28, 2015 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
CLICC Classroom C (320 Powell Library)

This workshop presents the most effective techniques for exporting SAS tables or procedure output from Base SAS into Excel spreadsheets. The course uses examples to show the basics of the SAS Excel LIBNAME engine, the EXPORT procedure, and ODS to create CSV, HTML, and XML files that can be opened by Excel. You will learn how to use the EXPORT procedure to create Microsoft Excel files from SAS tables, use the LIBNAME engine to create Microsoft Excel files from SAS…

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August 2015

Science Visualization

August 24, 2015 @ 8:00 am - August 25, 2015 @ 2:00 pm
Kerckhoff – Charles E. Young Grand Salon, 308 Westwood Plaza
Los Angeles, 90095 United States

This two-day training course will introduce students to data visualization with a primary focus on visualization of large volumetric data resulting from simulation and instrumentation.  We begin with an overview of visualization as a whole, beginning with a simple taxonomy: illustration, which uses techniques of computer graphics and animation to convey concepts, and data-driven visualization which  interpret data as imagery to convey the content of the data   Data-driven visualization is further divided into two broad areas.  Information visualization is concerned…

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Supercomputing for Everyone Series: Performance Tuning Summer School

August 17, 2015 @ 8:00 am - August 21, 2015 @ 2:00 pm
5628 Math Science Building, UCLA

From a user perspective, supercomputers are more complicated to program and handle than an ordinary desktop workstation. Unfortunately this leads to parallel programs that do not necessarily satisfy the performance expectations of the users. Such unexpected performance results can have many reasons. Basic knowledge on performance modeling, prediction and verification, as taught in this summer school, is needed by users to formulate and verify their performance expectation. The goals for this class are: - Motivating the need for performance considerations…

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June 2015

Radcor 2015 and LoopFest XIV

June 15, 2015 @ 8:00 am - June 17, 2015 @ 5:00 pm
Physics and Astronomy Bldg. – Room 1425
$125

Radcor 2015 and LoopFest XIV: This symposium combines the 12th International Symposium on Radiative Corrections (Radcor 2015) with LoopFest XIV (Radiative Corrections for the LHC and Future Colliders). This workshop provides a forum to coordinate activities focused on the theoretical challenges from the LHC and future colliders. Multiple locations. Contact Physics & Astronomy (310) 825-4649 dmconf@physics.ucla.edu Website https://hepconf.physics.ucla.edu/radcor-loopfest/ Admission Registration: $125

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May 2015

ServiceNow Symposium

May 12, 2015 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

ServiceNow is the leading on-demand, cloud-based IT service management solution. Come learn about the ServiceNow offering and the benefits of using IT Service Management frameworks like ITIL for your helpdesks!

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Profiling – Code Clinic Session

May 7, 2015 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Kerckhoff – Charles E. Young Grand Salon, 308 Westwood Plaza
Los Angeles, 90095 United States

Optimization and parallel scalability of software are essential for High performance computing. The Department of Energy, National Science Foundation, and the National Aeronautical Space Agency support an ecosystem of “leadership class” computing facilities that include several of the world’s most advanced supercomputers as well as high-end visualization and data analysis resources.  Access to these resources is freely available to those who can demonstrate that their research topic requires these resources and that their software can utilize these resources. The IDRE Pipeline program aims…

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BruinTech unConference

May 7, 2015 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Ackerman – Viewpoint Conference Room (Level A Ackerman Union)

The BruinTech unConference is a chance for technologists from every corner of campus to connect and share ideas, best practices, experience and knowledge. Attendees will learn about the technology landscape at UCLA and discuss the best ways to address challenges, leverage our strengths, and move forward. The theme of this year’s BruinTech unConference is Change: Inside and Out. Participants will discuss issues like: • How the IT landscape is changing at UCLA and beyond (in industry) • What change is…

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Computing Environment on Linux

May 6, 2015 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Kerckhoff – Charles E. Young Grand Salon, 308 Westwood Plaza
Los Angeles, 90095 United States

This two-hour session is aimed to help researchers who are new to Linux. The session will introduce basic Unix/Linux commands, shells, as well as a few basic editors available on most of the Linux systems. It will also describe the compilation and execution procedures for a given program. A sample software code will be used to describe the computing tools such as makefile, debugger, and profiler that are available under most Linux environments. The session’s material is of very generic…

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National Leadership Class Computing Resources and Opportunities for UCLA Researchers

May 5, 2015 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Kerckhoff – Charles E. Young Grand Salon, 308 Westwood Plaza
Los Angeles, 90095 United States

UCLA-IDRE has an impressive Hoffman2 computing infrastructure. It has grown from an initial 256 cores to the current 12,000+ cores in a short span of time. It serves a large number of research scientists and enables them to achieve new heights within their computing research. However, there are limitations. It may fall short of ever increasing computing needs that require extremely large parallel scaling, jumbo size memory on a single node, or considerable number of systems for analysis using high…

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John Zorn Marathon: In Three Parts

May 2, 2015 @ 8:00 pm
Center for the Art of Performance at UCLA, 340 Royce Dr b100
Los Angeles, CA 90095 United States
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In one marathon day we bring pioneering composer and saxophonist John Zorn to Los Angeles for his first performance here in 25 years. In a sweeping program curated and masterminded by Zorn, he brings together a cadre of disciples to traverse the city, underscore the world of visual art and celebrate the massive scope of his undiluted and often unorthodox artistic vision. Part 1: Zorn at LACMA Los Angeles County Museum of Art – 11am Over the course of six…

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April 2015

2015 Spring Digital Mapping Series: Mapping on the Web? Emerging Cloud-based Mapping Technologies

April 24, 2015 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
IDRE Portal (5628 Math Sciences Building), UCLA

Have you ever wondered if your research could be mapped? If so, please join us this April and dive into the world of digital mapping to see how to utilize the latest in digital mapping technologies to make your research project come to life. The workshops will cover the basics of conducting spatial analysis through: Desktop applications Fieldwork methods using GPS devices Web and cloud based online applications The focus will be on using particular location-based technologies, as well as fostering…

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OhmageX for Crowdsourced Mobile Data Collection

April 21, 2015 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Kerckhoff – Charles E. Young Grand Salon, 308 Westwood Plaza
Los Angeles, 90095 United States

Overview: Students are arriving on campus with mobile devices that let them interact with their community, collect new data, and track activities for analysis. In this IDRE workshop, we will highlight the four categories of BYOD mobile data collection and how OIT’s ohmage X (the X is for “Cross Platform”) toolset and web-based Data Visualization Dashboard can support this new activity for deeper and more engaged learning in your courses today. This tool is Supported by IEI funds, and is…

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Code for the Mission App Competition

April 21, 2015 @ 8:00 am - August 31, 2015 @ 5:00 pm

The Office of Intellectual Property and the Office of Information Technology announce the Second Annual UCLA “Code for the Mission” App Competition. The goal of the competition is to encourage the UCLA community (Faculty, Staff and Students) to develop mobile apps (both native and web-based) that further UCLA’s mission of Research, Education and Service. Each year we will have three contest categories that will match our three tiered mission. Learn more: https://codeforthemission.ucla.edu/mission/ The 2015 Categories Education: Games that Enhance Learning Innovative…

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Spring 2015 Digital Mapping Series: Got GPS? Methods in Spatial Ethnographic Research

April 17, 2015 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
IDRE Portal (5628 Math Sciences Building), UCLA

Have you ever wondered if your research could be mapped? If so, please join us this April and dive into the world of digital mapping to see how to utilize the latest in digital mapping technologies to make your research project come to life. The workshops will cover the basics of conducting spatial analysis through: Desktop applications Fieldwork methods using GPS devices Web and cloud based online applications The focus will be on using particular location-based technologies, as well as fostering…

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Free 2-day hands-on GPU Programming Workshop by NVIDIA and UCLA-IDRE

April 15, 2015 @ 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
Kerckhoff – Charles E. Young Grand Salon, 308 Westwood Plaza
Los Angeles, 90095 United States

UCLA-IDRE and NVIDIA are very happy to announce a free 2-day hands-on GPU Programming Workshop. Please note that the dates for the workshop are April 15 and April 16: Description: NVIDIA GPUs are the world’s fastest and most efficient accelerators delivering world record scientific application performance. NVIDIA’s CUDA Technology is the most pervasive parallel computing model, used by over 250 scientific applications and over 150,000 developers worldwide. UCLA-IDRE has long been partnering with NVIDIA on multiple projects involving GPU computing.…

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Spring 2015 Digital Mapping: Got Data? How to Map Your Data

April 10, 2015 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
IDRE Portal (5628 Math Sciences Building), UCLA

Have you ever wondered if your research could be mapped? If so, please join us this April and dive into the world of digital mapping to see how to utilize the latest in digital mapping technologies to make your research project come to life. The workshops will cover the basics of conducting spatial analysis through: Desktop applications Fieldwork methods using GPS devices Web and cloud based online applications The focus will be on using particular location-based technologies, as well as…

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Top 10 Productivity Tools in MATLAB

April 8, 2015 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
54-134 Engineering IV, UCLA (Shannon Room)

Register Now! Title: Top 10 Productivity Tools in MATLAB Date: April 8, 2015 Time: 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM PST Location: UCLA - Engr. IV Bldg. - Shannon Room 54-134 Presenter: Sumit Tandon, Application Engineer MATLAB is a high-level language and interactive environment for data analysis, visualization, and numerical computation. Using MATLAB, you can reach solutions faster and easier than with spreadsheets or traditional programming languages, such as C/C++ or Java. In this technical session, we present and discuss ways…

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March 2015

SAS Programming II

March 23, 2015 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
CLICC Classroom C (320 Powell Library)

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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Scientific Computing using PETSc (Part 2/2)

March 12, 2015 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
5907 Math Sciences Building, UCLA + Google Map

The PETSc library contains a number of reusable data structures and solvers for linear and nonlinear systems of equations that can greatly simplify the programming work of scientific computing. While it is possible to code everything "from scratch" using MPI and C/C++/Fortran, some may find code written reusing PETSc's data structures are easier to maintain and extend in the long term. This class will first discuss a number of common scenarios in scientific computing (such as solving a partial differential…

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Survey Data Analysis with SAS

March 12, 2015 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Kerckhoff – Charles E. Young Grand Salon, 308 Westwood Plaza
Los Angeles, 90095 United States

In this presentation, we will discuss the analysis of survey data in SAS. We will cover descriptive statistics with continuous and categorical variables, as well as OLS and logistic regression. Non-UCLA researchers may attend this workshop if space is available for all interested UCLA researchers. There is no online component to this workshop, and this workshop will not be recorded.

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Scientific Computing using PETSc (Part 1/2)

March 10, 2015 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
5907 Math Sciences Building, UCLA + Google Map

The PETSc library contains a number of reusable data structures and solvers for linear and nonlinear systems of equations that can greatly simplify the programming work of scientific computing. While it is possible to code everything "from scratch" using MPI and C/C++/Fortran, some may find code written reusing PETSc's data structures are easier to maintain and extend in the long term. This class will first discuss a number of common scenarios in scientific computing (such as solving a partial differential…

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Analysis and Visualization of Interaction in SAS

March 5, 2015 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Kerckhoff – Charles E. Young Grand Salon, 308 Westwood Plaza
Los Angeles, 90095 United States

This seminar 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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SAS Programming

March 3, 2015 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
CLICC Classroom C (320 Powell Library)

This is a hands-on workshop designed to introduce the basics of SAS programming. Focus will be on writing data steps to prepare data for analysis. Note: Non-UCLA researchers may attend this workshop if space is available for all interested UCLA researchers. There is no online component to this workshop, and this workshop will not be recorded.

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How to write a Makefile

March 2, 2015 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
5628 Math Science Building, UCLA + Google Map

This class will cover the basics of how to build (configure and compile) programs on Linux/GNU computing environment, and how to write a Makefile to automate the build process. In addition to building programs, a Makefile can also be used as a tool to automate tasks related to dependency test. Sign up here

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February 2015

Using MPI

February 26, 2015 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Kerckhoff – Charles E. Young Grand Salon, 308 Westwood Plaza
Los Angeles, 90095 United States
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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 important ones commonly used in practice. This class is useful for those who plan to start writing MPI code, and also for those who would like to know how MPI works in order to operate an existing MPI code. Sign up here

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Profiling – Code clinic session

February 25, 2015 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
5907 Math Sciences Building, UCLA

Optimization and parallel scalability of software are essential for  High performance computing. The Department of Energy, National Science Foundation, and the National Aeronautical Space Agency  support an ecosystem of “leadership class” computing facilities that include several of the world’s most advanced supercomputers as well as high-end visualization and data analysis resources.  Access to these resources is freely available to those who can demonstrate that their research topic requires these resources and that their software can  utilize these resources. The IDRE…

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Using the Hoffman2 Cluster

February 24, 2015 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
IDRE Portal (5628 Math Sciences Building), UCLA

This 2-hour session is an introduction on how to use the Hoffman2 Cluster. Topics include: Overview of computational resources accessible to UCLA campus community How to access and log into the Hoffman2 Cluster How to complete various computational tasks on the Hoffman2 Cluster How to efficiently submit and run jobs on the Hoffman2 Cluster Sign up here.

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Python for Scientific Computing: an Overview

February 23, 2015 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
5628 Math Science Building + Google Map

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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Introducing the SIMULIA Academic Research Suite

February 19, 2015 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
5628 Math Science Building

Highlights from the SIMULIA Academic Research Suite, which includes new research and teaching packages with dramatically increased capabilities, will be presented. Sign up Here

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Computing Environment on Linux

February 18, 2015 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Kerckhoff – Charles E. Young Grand Salon, 308 Westwood Plaza
Los Angeles, 90095 United States

Description: This two-hour session is aimed to help researchers who are new to Linux. The session will introduce basic Unix/Linux commands, shells, as well as basic editors available on most of the Linux systems. It will also describe the compilation and execution procedures for a given program. A sample software code will be used to describe the computing tools such as makefile, debugger, and profiler that are available under most Linux environments. The session's material is of very generic nature…

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Revision Control Using git

February 18, 2015 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
5628 Math Science Building, UCLA + Google Map

git is a popular revision control software used to track changes of files/directories. git works particularly well with plain text files (program source files, .tex files etc) , but binary files work too. It is a great tool to handle your daily scientific workflows, such as tracking code changes, paper drafts and data files, merge changes from your coworkers, among other possibilities. This class will introduce essential features of git, followed by how to use free repository hosting services such…

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Data Protection Seminar

February 10, 2015 @ 8:00 am - 12:00 pm

This seminar will consist of a series of presentations that will cover several topics, including: An overview of campus response to breaches of personal information Protecting data, devices and infrastructure Balancing various privacy interests Sign up here.

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National Leadership Class Computing Resources and Opportunities for UCLA Researchers

February 3, 2015 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Kerckhoff – Charles E. Young Grand Salon, 308 Westwood Plaza
Los Angeles, 90095 United States

Location: 5628 Math Science, Visualization Portal Date and Time: Feb 3 2015 - 2:00pm - 3:00pm UCLA-IDRE has an impressive and a very useful Hoffman2 computing infrastructure. It has grown from initial 256 cores to current 12,000+ cores in a short span of time. It serves a large number of research scientists and enable them to achieve new heights within their computing research. This large size of compute infrastructure is of great help but it may still fall short of…

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January 2015

EndNote Training

January 22, 2015 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
IDRE Portal (5628 Math Sciences Building), UCLA

EndNote is the industry standard software tool for publishing and managing bibliographies, citations and references on the Windows and Macintosh desktop. Start the new year right by joining Software Central on January 22, 2015 in the OIT Portal (5628 Math Science Building) for EndNote training.

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Lecture: James Bamford, NSA expert and author

January 21, 2015 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Young Research Library – Main Conference Room 11360

NSA expert and author, James Bamford, will be speaking on campus as part of the UCLA Board on Privacy and Data Protection's 10th Anniversary Celebration. A reception with light refreshments will follow.  Sign up here.

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December 2014

Software Central SurveyMonkey Presentation

December 4, 2014 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Software Central has established a UCLA-wide agreement for SurveyMonkey’s new “Enterprise” offering. If your departments interested in using SurveyMonkey, or you are already participating in the Enterprise agreement through Software Central, you are encouraged to RSVP and attend our presentation on December 4, 2014, 10am in the Portal. Information on SurveyMonkey’s Enterprise offering can be found on the Software Central Website. Agenda: Welcome and Introductions (10 minutes) Get to know SurveyMonkey Enterprise (15 minutes) How to write effective surveys to…

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IDRE Tech Talk: Building and Linking Local Regional and National Cyberinfrastructure

December 3, 2014 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
IDRE Portal (5628 Math Sciences Building), UCLA

Louisiana researchers and universities have been involved in a concentrated, collaborative effort to advance state-wide cyberinfrastructure: computing systems, data storage systems, advanced instruments and data repositories, visualization environments, and people, all linked together by software and high performance networks. This effort led to a set of interlinked projects that started making a significant difference to the state and created an environment that encouraged increased collaboration. Part of this environment included participation in the US National TeraGrid infrastructure, and US National…

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November 2014

Hypercities: Thick Mapping in the Digital Humanities

November 19, 2014 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Young Research Library – Main Conference Room 11360

Book launch for the most recent work of Professor Todd Presner, the director of the UCLA Center for Jewish Studies, entitled Hypercities: Thick Mapping in the Digital Humanities. He, along with his co-authors, David Shepard (UCLA, CDH) and Yoh Kawano (UCLA, IDRE) will present and excerpt and conclude with a roundtable type discussion and Q&A session. Free and open to the public; pre-registration is required. Please RSVP by calling (310)267-5327 or by emailing cjsrsvp@humnet.ucla.edu.

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Hoffman2 Users Town Hall Meeting

November 6, 2014 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Kerckhoff – Charles E. Young Grand Salon, 308 Westwood Plaza
Los Angeles, 90095 United States
hoffman 2

Date: November 6, 2014 Time: 10 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Location: 5628 Math Science, Visualization Portal Click here for slides from the presentation Light refreshments will be provided The IDRE Research Technology Group is sponsoring a Hoffman2 Users Town Hall Meeting. The goal of this meeting is to give you an overview of cluster operations, what services are offered and associated costs. Also, there will be some tips on using the cluster more effectively, but most importantly we want to…

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