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WestGrid Research Computing Summer School 2020 (Online)

WestGrid Research Computing Summer School 2020 Online


Monday, May 25, 2020 to Friday, July 10, 2020


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