Workshops 2013

The following workshops were presented January 15-18, 2013. They featured instruction in software tools for modeling, analysis, scientific computing and visualization, as well as how to use cluster, grid and cloud resources available to Harvard faculty, students and staff. 

Session Chair: Ian Stokes-Rees


HPC and Big Data Analytics on Amazon Web Services
Larry Pizzette and KD Singh (Amazon AWS Engineers)

T 1/15 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
(lunch and hands-on afternoon workshop)

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MathWorks Inc.
MATLAB for Data Analysis, Visualization and C/C++ Code Generation W 1/16 9:30 AM-Noon
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Parallel Computing with MATLAB on Multicore Desktops and GPUs TH 1/17 9:30 AM-Noon More info

Mathematical Modeling with MATLAB F 1/18 9:30 AM-Noon More info

Computing @ SEAS
Introduction to Computer Programming for Scientists
Ian Stokes-Rees
TH 1/17 9:30 AM-Noon More info

Introduction to Python for Experienced Programmers
Ian Stokes-Rees
TH 1/17 1:30-4:30 PM
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Scientific Python: Matrices and Plotting
Ian Stokes-Rees
F 1/18 9:30 AM-Noon More info

Harnessing XSEDE Supercomputers for Advanced Research and Teaching
Laura McGinnis, Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center
W 1/16 9:30 AM-Noon More info

Visualization for Big Data Exploratory Research
 Amit Chourasia (SDSC) and Kelly Gaither (TACC)
TH 1/17 9:30 AM-Noon More info

FAS Research Computing
Basic Guide to Unix and the Command Line Interface
John Brunelle and Matt Nicholson
W 1/16 1:30-4:00 PM More info

Basic Guide to FAS HPC Resources
John Brunelle and Matt Nicholson
TH 1/17 1:30-4:00 PM More info

Parallel Programming with MPI on the Odyssey Cluster
Plamen Krastev and Paul Edmon
F 1/18 1:30-5:00 PM More info

Institute for Quantitative Social Science
Introduction to R
Alex Storer
W 1/16 1:30-4:30 PM More info

R Graphics
Ista Zahn
F 1/18 1:30-4:30 PM More info