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Registration open for Research Computing spring 2019 seminar series

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Research Computing is pleased to announce a weekly seminar series beginning January 31, 2019 through March 28, 2019 at 2:10PM in 292 EWFM. Please visit go.lehigh.edu/ltsseminars and register for the seminar that you would like to attend.
Please forward to your colleagues who will benefit from these seminars. Seminar slides will be posted at https://researchcomputing.lehigh.edu/training.

The seminar schedule is as follows:

January 31:  Linux - Basic Commands & Environment
Description: Linux is a free and open source operating system that is the OS of choice of the world's leading supercomputers as well as LTS HPC clusters and some computer labs at Lehigh. This seminar will provide an introduction to the linux/unix environment, command line basics, logging in to remote system, transferring data, vi/emacs editors etc to get started with using a Linux/Unix based computer. This training is geared towards researchers who want to learn or need to learn how to use a linux/unix based resource.
Prerequisites: None
Instructor: Alex Pacheco

February 7:  Research Computing Resources at Lehigh
Description: This seminar provides an overview of Research Computing resources available to the Lehigh research community.
Prerequisites: None
Instructor: Alex Pacheco

February 14:  Using SLURM scheduler on Sol
Description: This seminar provides a hands on introduction to using the SLURM scheduler to submit and monitor jobs. SLURM is the scheduler of choice on Lehigh HPC resource, Sol, and national supercomputing resources including XSEDE and NERSC.
Prerequisites:
   A HPC Level 2 (https://idmweb.cc.lehigh.edu/accounts/auth/?page=hpc) account or an account on national supercomputing resources (XSEDE, DOE, etc) that uses SLURM.
   Familiarity with Linux/Unix environment, basic commands and *nix editors such as vi or emacs is mandatory.
   Programming background is beneficial but not required.
Instructor: Alex Pacheco

February 21:   LaTeX
Description: LaTeX is a document markup language and document preparation system for the TeX typesetting program. LaTeX is widely used in academia for writing reports, theses, journal papers, presentations and posters. This tutorial is an introduction to creating documents using LaTeX.
Prerequisites:
   An account on overleaf (https://www.overleaf.com/). Overleaf acounts are free and provide upto 1GB storage. Please use your Lehigh email address to create an account or add your lehigh.edu account to your profile.
   Users can also install TeXLive from http://www.tug.org/texlive, MikTeX (Windows, http://miktex.org/) or MacTeX-2013(MacOSX, http://www.tug.org/mactex/) on their laptops.
Instructor: Alex Pacheco

February 28: Programming in R
In this tutorial, you will learn the basics of R, including language fundamentals, data types, functions and basic programming including File I/O.
Prerequisites:
    Programming background is beneficial but not required.
Instructor: Alex Pacheco

March 7: Data Visualization with R
Description: This tutorial provides a hands on introduction to Data Visualization using the R programming language
Prerequisites:
    Programming background in R is required.
Instructor: Alex Pacheco

March 21: Python Programming
Description: Python is an interpreted high-level programming language for general-purpose programming popular in scientific computing and data analysis. In this seminar, you will learn the basics of Python, including language fundamentals and basic programming.
Prerequisites:
  Programming background is beneficial but not required.
Instructor: Sachin Joshi
Note: EWFM 292 is a computer lab but python is not installed on the lan PCs. BYOD is recommended.
Instructor: Sachin Joshi

March 28:  Data Visualization with Python
Description: This seminar provides a hands on introduction to Data Visualization using the Python programming language.
Prerequisites:
  Programming background in Python is required.
  Attendees should install Python 3 (preferred) with numpy, scipy, pandas, matplotlib, and jupyter-notebook modules on your Windows, Mac or Linux laptop.
  Installing Anaconda Python is strongly recommended.
Note: EWFM 292 is a computer lab but python is not installed on the lab PCs. BYOD is recommended.
Instructor: Sachin Joshi