Posts Tagged "Python"

Should I learn Python or R or both?

To a biologist or biomedical scientist starting out in Data Science, it may seem as if these two languages are interchangeable, and for some functionalities they are.  However, there are clear distinctions between them too, and the answer is “it depends on what you’re trying to do”.   Python is based on C, it is a software development language which is deep and huge and intuitive.  It is easier to learn than many other languages,...

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2-Day Software Carpentry (Python) Workshop  3/28-29/2016

The Workshop is now at capacity and registration has been closed. Brought to you by the Center for Computational Science, the Miami Clinical and Translational Science Institute, and the Graduate School, this 2-day workshop will provide you with the basic computing skills and best practices needed to be productive in a small research team. The format is a mixture of short seminars and hands-on practical exercises, and participants are...

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First “Lunch-bytes” Seminar at RSMAS, Wednesday 10/14/2015

We are happy to announce the first seminar as part of the Lunch-bytes Seminar Series this semester at RSMAS. Lunch-bytes were a series of informal seminars that existed from 2010 to 2012, with a focus on various computing topics. Lunch-bytes aims to provide an informal forum for RSMAS students, researchers, and faculty to discuss and exchange knowledge on various computational tools, techniques, and programming languages. In this...

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Biomedical Data Science course

Biomedical Data Science A new 500/600 level course, cross listed between the Departments of Biology and Computer Science Science Level: BIL575 and BIL675 / CSC598 Format: Tue/Thurs 9:30-10:45 AM  |  Cox 213 Instructors: Sawsan Khuri (coordinator) and Stefan Wuchty (with B. Kirkpatrick)   Course Description The goal of this course is to teach students how to turn data into information. Students will learn the necessary...

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Data Carpentry Workshop, 5/8-19/2015

Data Carpentry Workshop in Python May 18-19, 2015  |  9:00 AM-4:30 PM School of Communication Frances L. Wolfson Building Shoma Hall, Room 3053 (3rd Floor) 5100 Brunson Drive, Coral Gables, FL 33146 This is a two-day workshop, jointly hosted by the Miami Clinical and Translational Science Institute (CTSI) and CCS. This beginner-level workshop will focus on data management and minimal data manipulation, and will help scientists who are...

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