Programming Languages

Hikari Murayama

Instructor
Digital Health Social Justice
Energy and Resources Group

Hikari is a graduate student in the Energy and Resource Group. Her research interests involve utilizing remote sensing and geospatial analysis to address pressing problems at the intersection of humans and climate. She recently served as a Data Science for Social Good Fellow at the University of Washington eScience Institute in the summer of 2020. She is experienced and happy to help in the areas of geospatial analysis, remote sensing, and other statistical analyses and methods. Hikari is devoted to helping community members realize their potential to conduct...

Introduction to Bash + Git

February 10, 2022, 2:00pm
This workshop will start by introducing you to navigating your computer’s file system and basic Bash commands to remove the fear of working with the command line and to give you the confidence to use it to increase your productivity. And then working with Git, a powerful tool for keeping track of changes you make to the files in a project.

Python Introduction to Machine Learning: Parts 1-2

February 7, 2022, 10:00am
This two-part workshop introduces students to scikit-learn, the popular machine learning library in Python, as well as the auto-ML library built on top of scikit-learn, TPOT. The focus will be on scikit-learn syntax and available tools to apply machine learning algorithms to datasets. No theory instruction will be provided.

R Fundamentals: Parts 1-2

February 15, 2022, 5:00pm
Evening workshop 5-8pm. This workshop is a two-part introductory series that will teach you R from scratch with clear introductions, concise examples, and support documents. You will learn how to download and install the open-sourced R Studio software, understand data and basic manipulations, import and subset data, explore and visualize data, and understand the basics of automation in the form of loops and functions. After completion of this workshop you will have a foundational understanding to create, organize, and utilize workflows for your personal research.

Python Fundamentals: Parts 1-2

February 14, 2022, 4:00pm
Evening workshop 4-7pm. This two-part, interactive workshop series is your complete introduction to programming Python for people with little or no previous programming experience. By the end of the series, you will be able to apply your knowledge of basic principles of programming and data manipulation to a real-world social science application.

R Data Wrangling and Manipulation: Parts 1-2

March 1, 2022, 5:00pm
Evening workshop 5-8pm. It is said that 80% of data analysis is spent on the process of cleaning and preparing the data for exploration, visualization, and analysis. This R workshop will introduce the dplyr and tidyr packages to make data wrangling and manipulation easier. Participants will learn how to use these packages to subset and reshape data sets, do calculations across groups of data, clean data, and other useful tasks.

Stata Fundamentals: Parts 1-3

February 14, 2022, 3:00pm
This workshop is a three-part introductory series that will teach you Stata from scratch with clear introductions, concise examples, and support documents. You will learn how to download and install the Stata software, understand data and basic manipulations, import and subset data, explore and visualize data, and understand the basics of automation in the form of loops and functions. After completion of this workshop you will have a foundational understanding to create, organize, and utilize workflows for your personal research.

Geospatial Fundamentals with QGIS: Parts 1-2

February 1, 2022, 3:00pm
This workshop will introduce methods for working with geospatial data in QGIS, a popular open-source desktop GIS program that runs on both PCs and Macs as well as linux computers. Participants will learn how to load, query and visualize point, line and polygon data. We will also introduce basic methods for processing spatial data, which are the building blocks of spatial analysis workflows. Coordinate reference systems and map projections will also be introduced.

Stata Fundamentals: Parts 1-3

January 12, 2022, 10:00am
This workshop is a three-part introductory series that will teach you Stata from scratch with clear introductions, concise examples, and support documents. You will learn how to download and install the Stata software, understand data and basic manipulations, import and subset data, explore and visualize data, and understand the basics of automation in the form of loops and functions. After completion of this workshop you will have a foundational understanding to create, organize, and utilize workflows for your personal research.

R Fundamentals: Parts 1-4

January 31, 2022, 9:00am
This workshop is a four-part introductory series that will teach you R from scratch with clear introductions, concise examples, and support documents. You will learn how to download and install the open-sourced R Studio software, understand data and basic manipulations, import and subset data, explore and visualize data, and understand the basics of automation in the form of loops and functions. After completion of this workshop you will have a foundational understanding to create, organize, and utilize workflows for your personal research.