November 14, 2014

The Statistics Department is offering a two-session workshop on distributed computing using Spark.  Spark is the Berkeley AmpLab's variant on Hadoop that allows for Map-Reduce calculations to be do

November 7, 2014

The Statistics Department is offering a two-session workshop on distributed computing using Spark.

November 6, 2014

This two-hour workshop will introduce address geocoding - the process of determining the geographic location of a street address.

November 6, 2014

This two-hour workshop will introduce address geocoding - the process of determining the geographic location of a street address.

October 30, 2014

Learn how to map rooftops in cities and the paths and roadways to remote villages using Open Street Map and satellite images.  Your training will enable you to help Ebola first responders.

October 31, 2014

Learn how to map rooftops in cities and the paths and roadways to remote villages using Open Street Map and satellite images.  Your training will enable you to help Ebola first responders.

November 12, 2014

Participants in this workshop will learn about some of the issues surrounding the collection of health statistics, and will also learn about authoritative sources of health statistics and data.

November 17, 2014

This workshop will introduce 3 different web platforms for exploring and mapping demographic data - SimplyMap, Social Explorer, and Policy Map.

November 5, 2014

In this workshop we will learn about the basic concepts involved in georeferencing and get some hands-on experience with the process in ArcGIS, a common GIS software platform.

November 20, 2014

This is an overview presentation of using web scraping for urban data. How does web scraping work and what are the issues surrounding it?

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