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Software Carpentry for Digital Humanities - University of Alberta

Date:

Tuesday, February 16, 2016 - 17:00 MST to Thursday, February 18, 2016 - 0:30 MST

Description

Software Carpentry's mission is to help scientists and engineers get more research done in less time and with less pain by teaching them basic lab skills for scientific computing. This hands-on workshop will cover basic concepts and tools, including program design, version control, data management, and task automation. Participants will be encouraged to help one another and to apply what they have learned to their own research problems.

For more information on what is taught and why, please see the paper "Best Practices for Scientific Computing".

Please note that this particular Software Carpentry course is targeted specifically at graduate students and other researchers in the humanities and will primarily feature examples and techniques suitable for this community.

Pre-requisites:
You don't need to have any previous knowledge of the tools that will be presented at the workshop.

Course Description:
Click here for a full course description.