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DSI Seminar 4/23 & 4/25: Growing a Scientific Mindset to Develop Analytics Teams

The Chico State Data Science Initiative is proud to welcome Chico State Alumni Martin Frigaard, App Developer with Intricity and Peter Spangler, Data Scientist at Lyft back for two das to give their invited talk for the Predictive World Analytics 2019 Conference. Logistics / Setup Presenters: Martin Frigaard, App Developer with Intricity & Peter Spangler, Data Scientist at Lyft Date/Time (1): Tuesday April 23rd, 2019 - 3:00 pm Date/Time (2): Tuesday April 25rd, 2019 - 2:00 pm Location: Tehama 116 RSVP: http://goo.

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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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DSI seminar 2/14: Spatial is Special!

Logistics / Setup Presenter: Peter Hansen, Chico State GIS Specialist Date: Thursday February 14th, 2019 Time: 2-2:50 pm Location: Tehama 116 RSVP: http://goo.gl/forms/BnjV0y5zoz09tUU83 Description Are you curious about how to work with or create spatial data? Are you interested in beginning to explore how geographic data can be used in your research and other data inquiries? Data with a spatial component can be analyzed with software called GIS (Geographic Information Systems).

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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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Software Carpentry- Post workshop report

Last week Chico State hosted it’s first Software Carpentry workshop and it was a great success. We were thrilled to have Reid Otsuji from UC San Diego and a Library Carpentry instructor come up to help teach the material. We had three undergraduate students help out as technical assistant roaming helpers throughout the workshop: Grant Esparza (Computer Science), Jerry Tucay (Applied Mathematics & Statistics), and Eisley Adoremos (Statistics). Their assistance with answer questions and helping add to the collaborate class notes was invaluable!

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August Workshop - Reproducible Scientific Research with R

On August 13 - 15th, the DSI is hosting a Software Carpentry workshop for graduate students, faculty, and any other researcher that wants to learn how to conduct reproducible research. You don’t need to have any previous knowledge of the tools that will be presented at the workshop. The Carpentries are a fiscally sponsored project of Community Initiatives. They teach skills that are immediately useful for researchers, using lessons and datasets that allow researchers to quickly apply what they’ve learned to their own work.

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