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2020-05-27

WestGrid webinar May 2019 Twitter data
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Speaker Info:
John Simpson
Humanities & Social Sciences Specialist
Compute Canada
Description

This webinar builds on concepts introduced in an earlier session that explored the sandbox options of Twitter's APIs.

(To watch a recording of that earlier introductory session, click here.)

 
WestGrid Research Computing Summer School 2020 Online
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Monday, May 25, 2020 to Friday, July 10, 2020
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Description

This year, WestGrid is moving its Research Computing Summer School online. Courses include the following topics:

  • Bash command line
  • Introduction to High Performance Computing (HPC)
  • Introduction to programming in Julia language
  • Using Python in Jupyter notebooks
  • Creating scientific visualizations using ParaView
  • Machine Learning with PyTorch
  • Parallel programming using Chapel language
  • Gromacs simulation optimisation
  • Introduction to Singularity containers
  • Tools for data analysis in bioinformatics
  • Version control with Git
  • Introduction to databases on Compute Canada's Cedar cluster
  • Using the Compute Canada Cloud
  • Docker in your virtual machine
  • Advanced data analysis and computation with MATLAB