EMBS Tutorial Series #7 & #8: Optimization and Machine Learning

Register Tutorial #7 Registration Tutorial #8 Registration This week we will be having an intensive 2 day tutorial combining Optimization and Machine Learning. Prerequisites Windows Install miniconda download install NUMPY > C:\miniconda\Scripts\conda install NUMPY install scikit-learn > C:\miniconda\Scripts\conda install scipy-learn Linux (ubuntu) http://scikit-learn.org/stable/install.html About Thursday July 30th: Intro to Optimization Methods and Machine Learning Supervised Learning Gradient… Read more

EMBS Tutorial Series #5 & #6: Using Slicer & Module Development

Register Prerequisites Slicer NIGHTLY downloaded and installed http://download.slicer.org/ Passing knowledge (aka the existence of) VTK data objects and VTK filters (algorithms) vtkImageData vtkPolyData About The purpose of this tutorial is twofold: Using Slicer (1hr) We will explore the Slicer interface and identify the main elements that are most salient for day-to-day use. Following that, we… Read more

EMBS Tutorial Series #4: Introduction to Python

Register About The purpose of this tutorial is to introduce trainees to the Python language including basic syntax (assignment, flow control, routines, parameters, operations) and utilization of external libraries. Time and Location Robarts 3rd Floor Conference Room Time: Friday, July 10: 11:00-13:00

EMBS Tutorial Series #2: Intro to MATLAB

Register * Please note that we will do our best to accommodate any dietary restrictions. Unfortunately we cannot guarantee to cover all restrictions. About This tutorial is designed to quickly familiarize interested individuals with MATLAB programming. MATLAB is a commonly used programming language for scientific and engineering computation. Topics include variables, commands, control flow, vectorization,… Read more

EMBS Tutorial Series #1: GIT, SVN and CMake

To kick off the summer tutorial series, Utsav Pardasani, Diego Cantor-Riveria and Adam Rankin will present hands-on usage and information regarding Git, SVN and CMake. To attend, please visit the 4th floor conference room at Robarts on Thursday, May 13th 11am. Update The event was a strong success. Much was learned and pizza was had… Read more

Dr. Andy Adler speaks to a BIRC audience

  After a thoroughly entertaining and informative student lunch, Dr. Adler presented his current work in impedance imaging and how it pertains to lung function monitoring. We thank Dr. Adler for his visit and look forward to his discussion on open source data and software!