Schedule

The 2018 Prefresher will take place from Monday, August 20 2018 to Wednesday, August 29 2018, with a three day break from August 25 to August 27 in between.  Thus, the prefresher will be comprised of seven days. 

 


Below is the 2017 schedule. Content in 2018 will include changes, which will be updated throughout the summer.
 

Wednesday, August 16, 2017
9:00 - 9:30, Room K3541, Breakfast.
9:30 - 11:30, K354, Introduction and lecture: Notation and functions (Connor)
11:30 - 12:00, K354, Setting up computing software.
Please bring your laptops every day.
12:00 - 1:00, K354, Lunch with Prof. Gary King.
1:00 - 4:00, K354 or CGIS Computer Lab2, Practice Problems and R handling / visualizing data.

Thursday, August 17, 2017
9:00 - 9:30, K354, Breakfast.
9:30 - 12:00, K354, Lecture: Linear algebra (Shiro)
12:00 - 1:00, K354, Lunch with Steven Worthington and Ista Zahn.
1:00 - 4:00, K354 or CGIS Computer Lab, Practice Problems and R handling matricies.

Friday, August 18, 2017
9:00 - 9:30, K354, Breakfast.
9:30 - 12:00, K354, Lecture: Calculus I (Connor)
12:00 - 1:00, Lunch on your own.
1:00 - 4:00, K354 or CGIS Computer Lab, Practice Problems and R building your own dataset.

Monday, August 21, 2017
9:00 - 9:30, K354, Breakfast.
9:30 - 12:00, K354, Lecture: Calculus II and Optimization (Shiro)
12:00 - 1:00, Lunch on your own.
1:00 - 4:00, K354 or CGIS Computer Lab, Practice Problems and R handling text

Tuesday, August 22, 2017
9:00 - 9:30, K354, Breakfast.
9:30 - 12:00, K354, Lecture: Probability I (Shiro)
12:00 - 1:00, K354, Lunch with Prof. Jennifer Hochschild and Prof. Xiang Zhou.
1:00 - 4:00, K354 or CGIS Computer Lab, Practice Problems and R handling stochastic systems.

Wednesday, August 23, 2017
9:00 - 9:30, K354, Breakfast.
9:30 - 12:00, K354, Lecture: Probability II (Connor)
12:00 - 1:00, K354, Lunch with Prof. Pia Raffler.
1:00 - 4:00, K354 or CGIS Computer Lab, Practice Problems and LATEX, git, shell, markdown

 

 

 

(PDF version of Schedule and a copy of the Syllabus is here. )