Introduction to podcasting

Online/Virtual Event

Learn how to create your own podcast in this introductory and interactive workshop. This workshop will cover all levels of podcast production, including content creation, recording, editing, and promotion. No previous podcasting experience is necessary. This workshop will also cover the basics of Audacity, a free sound-editing software. Audacity can be used for many digital […]

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Introduction to the Unix Shell

Online/Virtual Event

This workshop will introduce the Unix shell, a powerful way to communicate with your computer more directly through a command line interface. There are many ways to interact with a computer. Most of the time we click on things and select options with a cursor through a graphical user interface (GUI). A command line is […]

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Introduction to Text Analysis with the Hathi Trust Research Center

Online/Virtual Event

This workshop will introduce participants to what is possible with the Hathi Trust Research Centre (HTRC) as a tool for Text Mining Research and include a hands-on component working with HTRC Data Capsules, a powerful tool for working with Hathi Trust materials. For hands-on participation please create a Hathi Trust Analytics account as per these […]

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Data organization in spreadsheets for the Health Sciences

Online/Virtual Event

Are you a health sciences researcher who is kept up at night by data cleaning and formatting? Have you ever wondered about the basic principles of good data organization for spreadsheets? Does health data privacy and security confuse you, especially as it relates to good data management practices? Set yourself up for success by attending this workshop. […]

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Introduction to Machine Learning

Online/Virtual Event

This workshop is designed to provide participants with a foundational understanding of the concepts, techniques, and tools used in machine learning. Through a series of lectures and hands-on exercises, participants will learn about types of learning and get practical experience with some of the most popular machine learning algorithms and techniques such as regression, clustering, and […]

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UBC CPD: Medical Disorders and Pregnancy 2023

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Don’t miss this conference designed for practitioners that deal with the management of disorders in their pregnant patients. This accredited event will provide a focused, expert review of common medical conditions in pregnancy and will provide practical strategies for their management. Resources and clinical guidelines will be highlighted to support your decision-making. Virtual Format: The […]

Managing large hierarchical datasets with PyTables

Walter C. Koerner Library 1958 Main Mall, Vancouver, British Columbia

Abstract: PyTables is a free and open-source Python library for managing large hierarchical datasets. It is built on top of numpy and the HDF5 scientific dataset library, and it focuses both on performance and interactive analysis of very large datasets. For large data streams (think multi-dimensional arrays or billions of records) it outperforms databases in […]

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Machine Learning: Finding pre-trained models for transfer learning

Online/Virtual Event

Abstract: Training models from scratch requires way too much data, time, and computing power (or money) to be a practical option. This is why transfer learning has become such a common practice: by starting with models trained on related problems, you are saving time and achieving good results with little data. Now, where do you […]

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