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Workshops

Date: Wednesday, February 24, 2021
Time: 10:30am - 12:00pm
Location: Online

This hands-on workshop introduces the R statistical programming language in RStudio. Participants can follow along the demonstration on their computer. The topics covered are importing and exploring data, creating graphs, creating new variables and managing data. It is most suitable for new R users or users looking to review their knowledge in R.

Date: Wednesday, February 24, 2021
Time: 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Location: Online
Campus: UTM

In this introduction to MATLAB, we will go over variables, operators, built-in functions, and accepting input in scripts.  We will also go over how to access the MATLAB from computers around campus. (This session is part of the UTM Library 501 program, but all UofT affiliated persons are welcome to attend).

Date: Thursday, February 25, 2021
Time: 10:30am - 12:30pm
Location: Online

Having trouble with finding the time and motivation to write? Shut Up and Write is a chance for academic writers within the UofT community to write productively in a communal setting.

The drop-in sessions will follow the Pomodoro technique where there will be a sequence of short sprints of writing with a few breaks in between.

Bring your work (laptop or paper) and we'll help you with your productivity!

WHO: Current U of T undergraduates, graduates, and doctoral students are all welcome

WHEN:  Thurs Feb 25, 10:30AM-12:30PM

WHERE: via BbCollaborate - webinar link will be emailed separately to registrants

HOW: Registration is required (click button below)

There is no cost for attending. Please sign in 10-15 mins early to ensure a smooth start to the session.

Questions? Email kieran.mcgarry[at]mail.utoronto.ca

Hosted by: Gerstein Science Information Centre


The breakdown for the writing session is as follows:

10:15-10:30: Log in to Zoom

10:30: Intros & writing goals for the session

10:35: start writing (30mins)

11:05: break!

11:10: resume writing (30mins)

11:40: break!

11:45: resume writing (30mins)

12:15: break & social

12:30: end

Date: Thursday, February 25, 2021
Time: 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Location: Online

In ArcGIS Pro explore the use of Lidar Point Cloud data to create Digital Elevation Models (DEM) and Digital Surface Models(DSM) from las data. Classify unclassified lidar data, colorize las dataset , visualize as a scene layer and view data  in ArcGIS Online

A link to join the event online will be sent to registrants.

This talk is part of Snacking on Bits and Bytes: Learning on all things Data, an online webinar series hosted by the Map & Data Library that features presentations and demonstrations on data-related topics and tools, such as web archives, visualization, GIS and statistics. See the full schedule and descriptions of sessions to learn more.

 

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