Category: Data

Introduction to Virtual Reality (VR)

Introduction to Virtual Reality (VR)

October 3, 2017 12 - 1pm

Learn more about VR and how we are using it in the Libraries

Come hear an overview of virtual reality (VR) hardware and software, and learn different ways to get started with this technology....

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Introduction to Python

October 6, 2017

Hosted by Data Science Services at Harvard’s Institute for Quantitative Social Science, free for MIT affiliates

This workshop introduces the basic elements of Python that are commonly used for data cleaning, analysis, visualization, and other applications. Participants...

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Introduction to Using APIs with Python

October 13, 2017 1 - 3:30pm

Hosted by Data Science Services at Harvard’s Institute for Quantitative Social Science, free for MIT affiliates

An application programming interface (API) is a tool that allows computers to communicate and share information. For social scientists, APIs can...

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Introduction to Web Scraping with Python

October 13, 2017 9:30am - 12pm

Hosted by Data Science Services at Harvard’s Institute for Quantitative Social Science, free for MIT affiliates

Web scraping is a method of extracting and restructuring information from web pages. This workshop will introduce basic techniques for web...

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Introduction to R

October 17, 2017 1 - 3:30pm

Get started using R software for data analysis

Get an introduction to R, the open-source system for statistical computation and graphics. With hands-on exercises, learn how to import and...

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Introduction to Satellite Remote Sensing (RS)

Introduction to Satellite Remote Sensing (RS)

October 17, 2017 12 - 1pm

Get an overview of RS and discover resources for learning more

Come learn about satellite remote sensing, and get an overview of the many ways to process satellite imagery. There will be...

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Introduction to R

October 23, 2017 1 - 3:30pm

Get started using R software for data analysis

Get an introduction to R, the open-source system for statistical computation and graphics. With hands-on exercises, learn how to import and...

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Introduction to GIS and Mapping

Introduction to GIS and Mapping

October 24, 2017 2 - 4:30pm

Learn the basics of visualizing data to create your own maps

Learn the basics of visualizing and analyzing geographic information and creating your own maps in a Geographic Information System (GIS). We...

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Data Management: File Organization

October 26, 2017 4 - 5pm

Don't struggle with organizing your research files any longer

Do you struggle with organizing your research data? Is your computer desktop cluttered with file icons? We can help. This workshop...

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