Workshops


DSI Workshop: Topic Modeling with LDA

Topic Modeling with Latent Dirichlet Allocation (LDA)

This DSI workshop, led by Associate Director Dr. Carl Stahmer, takes an in depth look at hyper parameters - the math behind the algorithms and the effects of the tuning parameters.

Prerequisites: beginner R skills and a working R environment with the following packages …

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DSI Workshop: Machine Learning (part 2)

Survey of Statistical Machine Learning Concepts (part 2)

This two-part workshop series led by Dr. Duncan Temple Lang aims to provide an overview of relatively modern statistical machine learning concepts and methods including how they have evolved and what problems they address. At the end of the workshops participants should …

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DSI Workshop: Machine Learning (part 1)

Survey of Statistical Machine Learning Concepts (part 1)

This two-part workshop series led by Dr. Duncan Temple Lang aims to provide an overview of relatively modern statistical machine learning concepts and methods including how they have evolved and what problems they address. At the end of the workshops participants should …

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DSI Workshop: Relational Databases & SQL

Using Relational Databases and SQL in R

In this workshop led by Dr. Duncan Temple Lang, we'll discuss how to use relational databases from within R, when to use them, different database models and implementations (client-server and standalone), and the database ecosystem in R and its computational model. We'll focus …

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DSI Workshop: Practical Introduction to Text Mining

“Practical introduction to text mining”

This DSI workshop, led by Associate Director Dr. Carl Stahmer, will focus on doing and interpreting basic text analyses.

Topics will include: word frequency and distribution bigram networks parts of speech tagging named entity extraction * sentiment analysis

Prerequisites: Beginner R skills and working R environment …

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Software & Data Carpentry Workshops at UC Davis June 27-28

Summer Software & Data Carpentry Workshops at UC Davis (June 27-28)

There are 5 pcoming Software and Data Carpentry workshops at UC Davis as part of the DIBSI. (Data Intensive Biology Summer Institiute) program These 2-day workshops provide an introduction to computational tools and skills including R, Python, Git, shell, etc …

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DSI Workshop: Extracting structure from text documents

Approaches & Emerging Software for Extracting Structure from Text Documents.

This is a “work in progress” workshop led by DSI Director and Professor of Statistics Dr. Duncan Temple Lang in which we will all discuss approaches and related software we are developing for extracting information from text documents such as scanned …

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