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DSI seminar 2/19: Managing data from multiple tables using SQL

Logistics / Setup Presenter: Robin Donatello, Assistant Professor of Statistics Date: Tuesday February 19th, 2019 Time: 3-3:50 pm Location: Tehama 116 RSVP: http://goo.gl/forms/BnjV0y5zoz09tUU83 Description You’ve got person level data (like country of origin) in one data set, annual data (like income) for each person across multiple years in another data set, but each person is on a team and team characteristics are on yet a THIRD data set. How do you link all this information together to gain any kind of insights?

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Community Coding - Now for credit!

Spring 19 semester is upon us and we’re exicted to start up Community Coding again. Dates & Times: Tuesday & Thursday - 2-4pm Location : Tehama (THMA) 116 What is community coding? Students, staff, faculty, and the public are invited to join our Community Coding sessions. Bring your computer, coding projects, and your questions to this open working environment. What is this for credit option? Commit to studying 1 hr.

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Data Fest Prep

Logistics / Setup Date: Tuesday April 24, 2018 Time: 2-3:50 pm Location: MLIB 442 Description Planning on participating in Data Fest 2018? Want to practice your data wrangling skills? On Tuesday we will be doing a “dry run” of DataFest by using 2017 data. Basically here’s the data and the overall analysis goal. GO!

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Workshop: Using Python for Exploratory Data Analysis

April is Data Fest Prep month! Hone your skills in preparation for this exciting data hackathon event! Logistics / Setup Date: Thursday April 12, 2018 Time: 3-3:50 pm Location: MLIB 442 Presenter: Edward Roualdes Workshop Materials Python Notebook HTML version of the notebook Description In this workshop, we’ll explore Python and Jupyter notebooks as data analysis tools. The basics of statistical analysis will be focused on Python’s library Pandas.

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Workshop: Getting Started with Python & Jupyter Notebooks

April is Data Fest Prep month! Hone your skills in preparation for this exciting data hackathon event! Logistics / Setup Date: Thursday April 5, 2018 Time: 3-3:50 pm Location: MLIB 442 Presenter: Grant Esparza [Workshop Details & Materials] The DSI is hosting for our first workshop on Python! Grant Esparza from Computer Science will help us install Python 3 and the Jupyter Notebook, and get us started using Python.

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Data Science Certificate Info Session

Come learn about the new Undergraduate Certificate in Data Science. Motivation for the program, details about the enrollment process, course requirements and benefits for students. Enrollment in the Certificate program opens Fall 2018. Thursday 3-29, 2pm, MLIB 442 Community Coding session will follow at 3pm.

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