Workshops

Upcoming Workshops

Introduction to R Package: ggplot2
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Julis Romo Rabinowitz 399
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Introduction to Stata Graphics
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Past Workshops

R Data Wrangling: tidyverse packages tidyr & dplyr
Jan 20, 2021, 2:30 pm

This workshop, presented as part of Princeton's Research Computing Winter 2021 Bootcamp, introduces two modern R packages, both written by Hadley…

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How Learning the Command Line Could Supercharge Your Research Productivity
Jan 12, 2021, 1:30 pm

More of a demo and motivational talk than a workshop, this session will showcase how social science researchers could profit from learning the…

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Foundations of Machine Learning
Jan 12, 2021, 1:00 pm

Workshop will cover the foundations of machine learning, building up the background knowledge to fully understand the design and training of…

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Latent Class Analysis Using R
Jan 14, 2020, 10:30 am

Latent Class Analysis is a statistical method for finding subtypes of related cases (latent classes) from multivariate categorical data. In this…

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Statistical Graphics Considerations
Jan 7, 2020, 10:30 am

This workshop provides a discussion of issues to consider when designing statistical graphs. Topics include: 1. Tables vs graphs 2. Audience and…

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Reproducible Research: Goals, Guidelines and Git
May 14, 2019, 1:00 pm

This workshop introduces concepts, software tools and best practices for making quantitative research computationally reproducible.  Topics…

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How to Start Using Princeton's High Performance Computing Systems
May 14, 2019, 10:00 am

This workshop shows how to access Princeton's high performance computing resources. Discussion includes an overview of the Linux systems available…

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Introduction to an R Package for Text Analysis: stm
Jan 14, 2019, 1:00 pm

The Structural Topic Model is a general framework for topic modeling with document-level covariate information. The covariates can improve…

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Character String Manipulation: Regular Expressions and the R Package stringr
Jan 14, 2019, 9:30 am

This workshop introduces character string manipulation in R. String data is often unstructured, and regular expressions provide a concise…

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Modeling in the "tidyverse" with R Package: broom
May 14, 2018, 1:00 pm

The concept of "tidy data" offers a powerful framework for structuring data to ease manipulation, modeling and visualization. However, most R…

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Data Management in the "tidyverse" with R Packages: tidyr and dplyr
May 14, 2018, 9:30 am

This workshop introduces two modern R packages, both written by Hadley Wickham and part of R's "tidyverse," that provide intuitive tools for…

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Introduction to R Package: ggplot2
Jan 12, 2018, 9:30 am

This workshop provides an introduction to the R graphics package ggplot2. Time is spent describing the main concepts of the grammar that define…

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Multiple Imputation in R Using Amelia
Jan 10, 2018, 9:30 am

Working with real data almost always means dealing with missing data, but having some measures missing from an observation doesn’t mean that…

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Statistical Graphics Considerations
May 11, 2017, 9:30 am

This workshop provides a discussion of issues to consider when designing statistical graphs. Topics include:

  1. tables vs graphs
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Using OpenScholar to Build a Personal Website
May 10, 2017, 10:30 am

This workshop provides an introduction to OpenScholar, a website building and content management tool for hosting professional profiles. The…

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Stata: Interpreting and Visualizing Regression Models Using Commands margins, marginsplot, and coefplot
May 9, 2017, 9:30 am

This workshop will show how the Stata commands margins and marginsplot can be used for model interpretation and visualization, and will present…

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How to Start Using Princeton's High Performance Computing Systems
Jan 12, 2017, 9:30 am

This workshop shows how you can access Princeton's high performance computing resources. Discussion includes an overview of the Linux systems that…

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Reproducible Research: Tools
Jan 10, 2017, 1:30 pm

This workshop introduces concepts, software tools and best practices for making research reproducible. Topics include version control (Git/Github)…

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Open and Reproducible Research: Goals, Obstacles and Solutions
Jan 10, 2017, 9:30 am

If you want to increase the quality and impact of your work, you should consider doing open and reproducible research. In this workshop, I will…

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Introduction to Stata Graphics
Sep 22, 2016, 5:00 pm

This workshop provides a brief introduction to Stata Graphics. Attendance is limited to first-year OPR graduate students and post-docs.

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Introduction to Stata Data Management
Sep 21, 2016, 5:00 pm

This workshop provides a brief introduction to Stata Data Management. Attendance is limited to first-year OPR graduate students and post-docs.

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Introduction to Stata
Sep 20, 2016, 5:00 pm

This workshop provides a brief introduction to Stata. Attendance is limited to first-year OPR graduate students and post-docs.

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Introduction to R Packages for Data Management: tidyr and dplyr
May 9, 2016, 9:30 am

This workshop introduces two modern R packages, both written by Hadley Wickham, that provide intuitive tools for handling common data management…

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Introduction to an R Package for Text Analysis: stm
May 3, 2016, 9:30 am

The Structural Topic Model is a general framework for topic modeling with document-level covariate information. The covariates can improve…

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Statistical Graphics Considerations
Jan 19, 2016, 9:30 am

This workshop provides a discussion of issues to consider when designing statistical graphs. Topics include:

  1. tables vs graphs
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Introduction to R Package: ggplot2
Jan 11, 2016, 9:30 am

This workshop provides an introduction to the R graphics package ggplot2. Because ggplot2 is based on Wilkinson's Grammar of Graphics (2005), time…

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Introduction to R Package: broom
Jan 6, 2016, 1:30 pm

The concept of "tidy data" offers a powerful framework for structuring data to ease manipulation, modeling and visualization. However, most R…

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Open and Reproducible Research
Jan 6, 2016, 9:30 am

If you want to increase the quality and impact of your work, you should consider doing open and reproducible research. In this workshop, I will…

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Introduction to Stata Graphics
Sep 24, 2015, 5:00 pm

This workshop provides a brief introduction to Stata Graphics. Attendance is limited to first-year OPR graduate students and post-docs.

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Introduction to Stata Data Management
Sep 23, 2015, 5:00 pm

This workshop provides a brief introduction to Stata Data Management. Attendance is limited to first-year OPR graduate students and post-docs.

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Introduction to Stata
Sep 22, 2015, 5:00 pm

This workshop provides a brief introduction to Stata. Attendance is limited to first-year OPR graduate students and post-docs.

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Using Mechanical Turk for Survey Research
May 12, 2015, 1:30 pm

Amazon Mechanical Turk (mturk.com) is a web service that provides an on-demand, scalable workforce to complete tasks that people can do better…

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Introduction to Python
May 11, 2015, 9:30 am

Python is a very popular, general-purpose, multi-paradigm, open-source, scripting language. It is designed to emphasize code readability and has a…

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Introduction to Python
May 8, 2015, 9:30 am

Python is a very popular, general-purpose, multi-paradigm, open-source, scripting language. It is designed to emphasize code readability and has a…

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Introduction to Python
May 7, 2015, 9:30 am

Python is a very popular, general-purpose, multi-paradigm, open-source, scripting language. It is designed to emphasize code readability and has a…

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Getting Your Computation Running on Princeton’s Cloud
May 6, 2015, 9:30 am

This workshop provides the nuts-and-bolts information you need to be able to *start* doing your work in an environment that's more powerful than…

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Stata Graphics
May 5, 2015, 9:30 am

This workshop provides introductory and advanced techniques for making graphs in Stata. Topics include: Pros and cons of Stata graphics; Graphics…

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Open and Reproducible Research: Tools
Jan 9, 2015, 1:30 pm

This workshop introduces concepts, software tools, and best practices for making research more open and reproducible using R. Topics include: 1…

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Open and Reproducible Research: Tools
Jan 8, 2015, 1:30 pm

This workshop introduces concepts, software tools, and best practices for making research more open and reproducible using R. Topics include: 1…

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Open and Reproducible Research: Goals, Obstacles and Solutions
Jan 8, 2015, 9:30 am

If you want to increase the quality and impact of your work, you should consider doing open and reproducible research. In this workshop, I will…

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Introduction to ggplot2
Jan 7, 2015, 9:30 am

This workshop provides an introduction to the R graphics package ggplot2. Because ggplot2 is based on Wilkinson's Grammar of Graphics (2005), time…

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Statistical Graphics Considerations
Jan 5, 2015, 9:30 am

This workshop provides a discussion of issues to consider when designing statistical graphs. Topics include: 1. tables vs graphs 2. audience and…

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Introduction to Stata 13 Graphics
Sep 18, 2014, 5:00 pm

This workshop provides a brief introduction to Stata Graphics. Attendance is limited to first-year OPR graduate students and post-docs.

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Introduction to Stata Data Management
Sep 17, 2014, 5:00 pm

This workshop provides a brief introduction to Stata Data Management. Attendance is limited to first-year OPR graduate students and post-docs.

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Introduction to Stata
Sep 16, 2014, 5:00 pm

This workshop provides a brief introduction to Stata. Attendance is limited to first-year OPR graduate students and post-docs.

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Data Management with pandas (Python)
May 9, 2014, 1:30 pm

pandas is an open-source Python package that enables users to handle table-like (""relational"") and key-value paired (""labeled"") data, large…

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Introduction to Python
May 9, 2014, 9:30 am

Python is a popular, general-purpose, multi-paradigm, open-source, scripting language. It is designed to emphasize code readability and has a…

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Data Management with pandas (Python)
May 8, 2014, 1:30 pm

pandas is an open-source Python package that enables users to handle table-like (""relational"") and key-value paired (""labeled"") data, large…

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Introduction to Python
May 8, 2014, 9:30 am

Python is a popular, general-purpose, multi-paradigm, open-source, scripting language. It is designed to emphasize code readability and has a…

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Tour of the Terminal: Using Unix or Mac OS X Command-Line
May 5, 2014, 9:30 am

You'll be a better data scientist if you're comfortable working in a Unix (or Linux or Mac OS X) command-line environment and are able to make use…

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