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= Introduction to Scientific Computing and Matlab =
Below you will find the schedule of our “Introduction to Scientific Computing and Matlab” workshops, held in the CBSU West Wing Seminar Room on Wednesdays, 14.30, between October 2015 and January 2016.

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 2022.
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Our workshops 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 or 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). 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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Individual sessions of this workshop series will be advertised via our "skillstraining" mailing list (see below). To hear more about skills-oriented training opportunities at the CBU, please register on this mailing list: http://lists.mrc-cbu.cam.ac.uk/mailman/listinfo/skillstraining (Non-CBU people can subscribe by sending an e-mail to skillstraining-subscribe (at) mrc-cbu (dot) cam (dot) ac (dot) uk). 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).
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Any suggestions of feedback on our previous lectures would be very welcome. Any suggestions of feedback on our previous lectures would be very welcome. <<BR>><<BR>>
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All sessions will take place in the '''West Wing Seminar Room, on Wednesdays at 14.30.'''They will take between 1 and 2 hours.
||<tablewidth="734px" tableheight="653px">'''Date/Time''' ||'''Topic''' ||'''Presenter''' ||
||October 14 ||'''Introduction to the CBSU computing system'''<<BR>>''Overview of CBSU computing resources; using/accessing the computing system; best practice in scientific computing.''<<BR>>[[attachment:2_CBUComputing.pdf|PDF of the lecture]] ||Tibor Auer ||
||October 21 ||'''Hands-on introduction to Linux'''<<BR>>''How to find your way around a computing system; basic and more advanced Linux commands; tips and tricks''<<BR>>[[attachment:1_Linux.pdf|PDF of the lecture]] <<BR>>[[attachment:1_Linux.zip|material]] ||Tibor Auer ||
||Break || || ||
||November 4 ||'''Getting started with Matlab'''<<BR>>''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''<<BR>>[[attachment:YaaraBasicsSlides.pdf|PDF of lecture - slides]]<<BR>>[[attachment:YaaraMatlabBasicsHandouts.pdf|PDF of lecture - handouts]]<<BR>>[[attachment:YaaraMatlabBasics.zip|Example scripts]] ||Yaara Erez ||
||November 11 ||'''Basic Matlab commands I'''<<BR>>''Basic commands and functions; loops and conditional statements; tips and tricks''<<BR>> [[attachment:YaaraMatlabBasicCommandsHandouts.pdf|PDF of lecture - handouts]]<<BR>>[[attachment:YaaraMatlabBasicCommandsSlides.pdf|PDF of lecture - slides]]<<BR>>[[attachment:YaaraMatlabBasicCommandsScripts.zip|Example scripts]] ||Yaara Erez ||
||November 18 ||'''Basic Matlab commands II'''<<BR>>'' basic matrix operations'', ''functions, tips and tricks ''<<BR>> [[attachment:IntroMatrixAlgebra.zip|Presentation and Script]] ||Olaf Hauk ||
||November 25 ||'''Structuring and debugging Matlab code'''<<BR>>''Writing clear and fast Matlab code; editing scripts and functions; debugging Matlab code'' <<BR>> Previous [[attachment:examples_and_exercises.zip]] ||Daniel Mitchell ||
||December 2 ||'''Parallel Computing in Linux and Matlab''' Introduction to parallel computing; login and compute nodes; the qsub command <<BR>> [[attachment:computing_pres2014_cluster.pdf|Using the scheduler]]<<BR>>[[attachment:3_Parallel.pdf|PDF of the lecture (MATLAB)]] <<BR>>[[attachment:3_MATLAB.zip|material (MATLAB)]] ||Russell Thompson (Linux),<<BR>>Tibor Auer (MATLAB) ||
||December 9 ||'''Visualisation in Matlab'''<<BR>>''Visualisation options in Matlab; creating and editing figures; plotting curves''<<BR>>[[attachment:MatlabVisualisation-Slides.pdf|PDF of the lecture - slides]]<<BR>>[[attachment:MatlabVisualisation-Handouts.pdf|PDF of the lecture - handouts]]<<BR>>[[attachment:MatlabVisualisation_examples.zip|Example scripts]] ||Yaara Erez ||
The following lecture will take place in the '''CBU Lecture Theatre'''.
|| ||'''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 17 <<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)]] ||
||Monday, October 17 <<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]] ||
||Monday, November 7 <<BR>>11.15-12.15 ||'''Good Enough Practices in Scientific Computing'''<<BR>> Amy Orben ||

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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 2022.

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.

The following lecture will take place in the CBU Lecture Theatre.

Mini introduction to Linux
Olaf Hauk
Video (CBU only)

Monday, October 17
10-12.00

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

Monday, October 17
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

Monday, November 7
11.15-12.15

Good Enough Practices in Scientific Computing
Amy Orben

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