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Summer 2019 Data Science and Programming Workshops

The summer workshop series is back for its third year! Registration is now open for workshops in Evanston held from late June through mid-August.

R: Introduction, R for Stata Users, Visualization with ggplot2, Data Manipulation with the Tidyverse, Statistical Modeling, Predictive Modeling

Python: Introduction, Next Steps: Functions and Scripting, Data Visualization, NumPy/SciPy, Data Manipulation with Pandas, Predictive Modeling with Scikit-learn, Tensorflow, Topic Models for Text

SQL: Selecting and Joining Data, Exploring Data, Updating and Changing Data, Designing and Creating Databases

Command Line: Introduction, Bash Scripting, Working with Data Files

More: Fundamental Programming Concepts, Data Strategies, Parallelization Strategies, Git and GitHub: Introduction, Git and GitHub: Next Steps, Advanced MATLAB

Workshops are open to Northwestern graduate students, postdocs, faculty, and staff.  A smaller set of Python and R workshops on the Chicago campus are being planned for September; look for an announcement in July.

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Summer Workshops are brought to you by Northwestern IT Research Computing Services.  Thanks to the Northwestern University Postdoctoral Association for their participation and help for the past 3 years!

Really want to dive into Python?

NICO 101: Introduction to Programming for Big Data is a pre-term course running September 3-12.  It covers similar material to the Python summer workshops and more, so if you’re looking for a comprehensive, integrated introduction, this is a great option!

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