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SciNet is a high-performance computing consortium of the University of Toronto and associated research hospitals, serving the computational needs of Canadian academic researchers.

This website contains the online content of SciNet's training and education program. It contains lecture videos, slides, links, forums and other electronic material, all publicly available. The materials are organized by course; the list of recent courses can be browsed below.

Users of SciNet and Compute Canada can furthermore login to submit assignments and track their progress towards SciNet's Scientific Computing Certificate, Data Science Certificate, and High Performance Certificate.

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SCMP142 Introduction to Programming with Python (Oct. 2018)

Introduction to Programming with Python
SCMP142

New to programming? Learn the basics of programming using python in eight one-hour sessions over the course of four weeks. Sessions will consist of a mix of lectures and hands-on exercises.

Instructor: Ramses van Zon
27 enrolled - 8 events of 60 minutes

 
Scientific Computing 2018-10-02
Compute Canada Resource Allocation Competition Info Session

Compute Canada Resource Allocation Competition Info Session

This is the English language Q&A session for Compute Canada's competition for the 2018 compute and storage resource allocation (RAC).

Instructor: SciNet Team
1 enrolled - 90 minutes

 
Meeting 2018-10-04
HPC105 Intro to SciNet/Niagara (Oct. 2018)

Intro to SciNet/Niagara
HPC105

A quick introduction how to use the new supercomputer Niagara.

Instructor: SciNet Team
5 enrolled - 120 minutes

 
High Performance Computing 2018-10-10
SciNet User Group Meeting (Oct. 2018)

SciNet User Group Meeting

Pizza, user discussion, and a techtalk (TBA)

Instructor: SciNet Team
1 enrolled - 60 minutes

 
SNUG 2018-10-10
MSC1090 Introduction to Computational BioStatistics with R (Fall 2018)

Introduction to Computational BioStatistics with R
MSC1090

In this course data analysis techniques utilizing the R statistical language, will be discussed and introduced, as well as, the basics of programming and scientific computing. The goal of this course is to prepare graduate students to perform scienti...

Instructor: Marcelo Ponce
102 enrolled - 24 events of 60 minutes

 
Data Science (university credit) 2018-09-25
SCMP201 Advanced Shell Programming (Oct. 2018)

Advanced Shell Programming
SCMP201

Learn how to write bash script, use environment variables, how to control process, and much more. Requires some linux basic command line experience.

Instructor: SciNet Team
27 enrolled - 180 minutes

 
Scientific Computing 2018-10-17
SCMP112 Numerical Computing with Python (Nov. 2018)

Numerical Computing with Python
SCMP112

Learn about research computing even with little programming experience. Covers programming in python, best practices and visualization. Some experience with python is required. The course will last 4 weeks with 2 lectures per week (mini/modular grad ...

Instructor: Ramses van Zon
27 enrolled - 8 events of 60 minutes

 
Scientific Computing 2018-11-06
HPC105 Intro to SciNet/Niagara (Nov. 2018)

Intro to SciNet/Niagara
HPC105

A quick introduction how to use the new supercomputer Niagara.

Instructor: SciNet Team
1 enrolled - 120 minutes

 
High Performance Computing 2018-11-14
SCMP101 Intro to Linux Shell (Nov. 2018)

Intro to Linux Shell
SCMP101

Working with many of the HPC systems in Ontario involves using the Linux/UNIX command line. This provides a very powerful interface, but it can be quite daunting for the uninitiated. In this half-day session, you can become initiated with this course...

Instructor: SciNet Team
2 enrolled - 180 minutes

 
Scientific Computing 2018-11-21
EES1137 Quantitative Applications for Data Analysis (Winter 2019)

Quantitative Applications for Data Analysis
EES1137

In this course data analysis techniques utilizing Python and R statistical language, will be discussed and introduced, as well as, the basics of programming and scientific computing. The goal of this course is to prepare graduate students to perform ...

Instructor: SciNet Team
- 60 minutes

 
Data Science (university credit) 2019-01-02
PHY1610 Scientific Computing for Physicists (Winter 2019)

Scientific Computing for Physicists
PHY1610

This course is aimed at reducing your struggle in getting started with computational projects, and make you a more efficient computational scientist. Topics include well-established best practices for developing software as it applies to scientific c...

Instructor: Ramses van Zon
- 24 events of 60 minutes

 
Scientific Computing (university credit) 2019-01-08

Archived Courses and Events

SCMP101 Intro to Linux Shell (Sept. 2018)

Intro to Linux Shell
SCMP101

Working with many of the HPC systems in Ontario involves using the Linux/UNIX command line. This provides a very powerful interface, but it can be quite daunting for the uninitiated. In this half-day session, you can become initiated with this course...

Instructor: SciNet Team
Attended: 17 - 180 minutes

 
Scientific Computing 2018-09-19
SciNet User Group Meeting (Sept. 2018)

SciNet User Group Meeting

George Stein (Dept. of Astronomy-UofT, CITA) "Machine learning cosmic structure formation" + pizza Abstract: In modern astrophysics and cosmology, accurate simulations of the large scale structure of the universe are necessary. Usually, this is acco...

Instructor: SciNet Team
Attended: 22 - 90 minutes

 
SNUG 2018-09-12
HPC105 Intro to SciNet/Niagara (Sept. 2018)

Intro to SciNet/Niagara
HPC105

A quick introduction how to use the new supercomputer Niagara.

Instructor: SciNet Team
Attended: 11 - 120 minutes

 
High Performance Computing 2018-09-12
CDL Machine Learning Bootcamp (June 2018)

CDL Machine Learning Bootcamp

A machine learning bootcamp given to participants of the Quantum Machine Learning program by Creative Destruction Labs.

Instructor: Erik Spence
Attended: 128 - 5 events of 480 minutes

 
External 2018-07-05


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