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Below you will find the schedule of our “Introduction to Matlab” lectures, held at the CBSU on Tuesdays, 14.00, between November 6 and December 11. Matlab is the Swiss Army Knife of data analysis: no matter whether you are analysing neuroimaging data, behavioural data or your latest bank statements, Matlab can make you do things you thought were never possible. = Introduction to Scientific Computing at the CBU =
Below you will find the schedule of our “Introduction to Scientific Computing at the CBU” workshops, which will be held online for new members of the CBU in October and November 2021.
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This time, lectures will be combined with hands-on sessions in the computer users room at the CBSU. The details will be confirmed later. Space in the computer users room is limited, so it would be good if we had an idea of how many people we may have to accommodate. If you are interested, please drop me a line. Any larger data analysis at the CBU, especially for neuroimaging data, is performed on our high-performance [[http://intranet.mrc-cbu.cam.ac.uk/computing/|computer cluster]], using the operating system Linux. Some of our workshops will cover the basics of our computing system, good research practice in scientific computing, basic linux commands and an introduction to parallel computing.
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Our lectures are aimed at researchers with no or little prior experience to programming (in Matlab or otherwise). We are not intending to provide a full Matlab course, but we hope we can significantly facilitate the first few steps. For other options, see e.g. opportunities at Cambridge University (http://training.cam.ac.uk/ucs/), or on-line tutorials (http://imaging.mrc-cbu.cam.ac.uk/meg/Beginners). Our workshops are aimed at researchers with no or little prior experience to programming. We are not intending to provide a full Linux course, but we hope we can significantly facilitate the first few steps. For other options, see e.g. opportunities at Cambridge University (http://training.cam.ac.uk/ucs/), or on-line tutorials (http://imaging.mrc-cbu.cam.ac.uk/meg/Beginners).
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Please note that the first lecture by Russell will be on general computing issues, and is not specific to Matlab. Individual sessions of this workshop series will be advertised via our '''"skillstraining" mailing list'''.
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Any suggestions of feedback on our previous lectures would be very welcome. To hear more about skills-oriented training opportunities at the CBU, please subscribe to this mailing list by sending an e-mail to skillstraining-subscribe (at) mrc-cbu (dot) cam (dot) ac (dot) uk).
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You may want to have a look at other [[education|skill-oriented training options.]]
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||'''Date/Time'''|| '''Topic'''|| '''Presenter'''||
||6 November 14.00|| '''Introduction to the CBSU computing system and best practice in computing''' ''(overview of CBSU computing resources; using/accessing the computing system; best practice in file management; basic Linux commands)''|| Russell Thompson||
||13 November 14.00 ||'''Getting started with Matlab''' ''(First steps in Matlab; the workspace and command window; variables – what they are and what they are for; basic commands; the editor; scripts and functions)''|| Yaara Erez||
||20 November 14.00|| '''Basic Matlab commands''' ''(Basic commands and functions; loops and conditional statements; tips and tricks)''|| Jason Taylor||
||27 November 14.00|| '''Structuring and debugging Matlab code''' ''(Writing clear and fast Matlab code; editing scripts and functions; debugging Matlab code)''|| Danny Mitchell||
||4 December 14.00|| '''Examples of Matlab applications''' ''(Matlab applied to simple problems in EEG/MEG and MRI analysis; simplifying Matlab code using basic matrix algebra; reading and writing data; basic matrix operations)''|| Olaf Hauk||
||11 December 14.00|| '''Visualisation in Matlab''' ''(Visualisation options in Matlab; creating and editing figures; plotting curves)''|| Matt Davis and Ediz Sohoglu||
Any suggestions of feedback on our previous lectures would be very welcome. <<BR>><<BR>>
|| ||'''Mini introduction to Linux''' <<BR>> Olaf Hauk <<BR>> [[https://intranet.mrc-cbu.cam.ac.uk/home/computing-training/#fvp_34,4s|Video]] (CBU only) || ||
||Monday, October 11 <<BR>>10-12.00 ||'''Introduction to Computing at the CBU''' <<BR>>Jeff Berry <<BR>> [[attachment:Computing_11Oct21.pdf|Lecture PDF]] [[https://intranet.mrc-cbu.cam.ac.uk/home/computing-training/#fvp_79,6s|Video (CBU only)]] ||Online Lecture, open to everyone <<BR>>(Zoom link TBA) ||
||Monday, October 11 <<BR>>14-16.00 ||'''Introduction to Linux, the CBU computing cluster, and command line interfaces''' <<BR>>Jeff Berry <<BR>> [[attachment:LinuxPart1_11Oct21.pdf|Linux and the cluster PDF]] <<BR>> [[attachment:LinuxPart2_11Oct21.pdf|Advanced concepts and scripting PDF]] ||Online workshop, hands-on part only for new CBU students <<BR>>(Zoom link TBA) ||
||Monday, November 1 <<BR>>10-12.00 ||'''Good Enough Practices in Scientific Computing'''<<BR>> Amy Orben ||On-site lecture, open to everyone <<BR>>(CBU Lecture Theatre) ||

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Introduction to Scientific Computing at the CBU

Below you will find the schedule of our “Introduction to Scientific Computing at the CBU” workshops, which will be held online for new members of the CBU in October and November 2021.

Any larger data analysis at the CBU, especially for neuroimaging data, is performed on our high-performance computer cluster, using the operating system Linux. Some of our workshops will cover the basics of our computing system, good research practice in scientific computing, basic linux commands and an introduction to parallel computing.

Our workshops are aimed at researchers with no or little prior experience to programming. We are not intending to provide a full Linux course, but we hope we can significantly facilitate the first few steps. For other options, see e.g. opportunities at Cambridge University (http://training.cam.ac.uk/ucs/), or on-line tutorials (http://imaging.mrc-cbu.cam.ac.uk/meg/Beginners).

Individual sessions of this workshop series will be advertised via our "skillstraining" mailing list.

To hear more about skills-oriented training opportunities at the CBU, please subscribe to this mailing list by sending an e-mail to skillstraining-subscribe (at) mrc-cbu (dot) cam (dot) ac (dot) uk).

You may want to have a look at other skill-oriented training options.

Any suggestions of feedback on our previous lectures would be very welcome.

Mini introduction to Linux
Olaf Hauk
Video (CBU only)

Monday, October 11
10-12.00

Introduction to Computing at the CBU
Jeff Berry
Lecture PDF Video (CBU only)

Online Lecture, open to everyone
(Zoom link TBA)

Monday, October 11
14-16.00

Introduction to Linux, the CBU computing cluster, and command line interfaces
Jeff Berry
Linux and the cluster PDF
Advanced concepts and scripting PDF

Online workshop, hands-on part only for new CBU students
(Zoom link TBA)

Monday, November 1
10-12.00

Good Enough Practices in Scientific Computing
Amy Orben

On-site lecture, open to everyone
(CBU Lecture Theatre)

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