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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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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
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: Erik Spence
- 24 events of 60 minutes

 
Data Science (university credit) 2019-01-09
HPC105 Intro to SciNet/Niagara (Jan. 2019)

Intro to SciNet/Niagara
HPC105

A quick introduction how to use SciNet and the Niagara supercomputer.

Instructor: SciNet Team
- 90 minutes

 
High Performance Computing 2019-01-16
SciNet User Group Meeting (Jan. 2019)

SciNet User Group Meeting

Monthly user meeting at SciNet with pizza, a techtalk and user discussion.

Instructor: SciNet Team
- 60 minutes

 
SNUG 2019-01-16
SCMP101 Intro to Linux Shell (Jan. 2019)

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
1 enrolled - 180 minutes

 
Scientific Computing 2019-01-16
HPC105 Intro to SciNet/Niagara (Feb. 2019)

Intro to SciNet/Niagara
HPC105

A quick introduction how to use SciNet and the Niagara supercomputer.

Instructor: SciNet Team
- 90 minutes

 
High Performance Computing 2019-02-13
SciNet User Group Meeting (Feb. 2019)

SciNet User Group Meeting

Monthly user meeting at SciNet with pizza, a techtalk and user discussion.

Instructor: SciNet Team
- 60 minutes

 
SNUG 2019-02-13
SCMP201 Advanced Shell Programming (Feb. 2019)

Advanced Shell Programming
SCMP201

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

Instructor: SciNet Team
1 enrolled - 180 minutes

 
Scientific Computing 2019-02-13
HPC105 Intro to SciNet/Niagara (Mar. 2019)

Intro to SciNet/Niagara
HPC105

A quick introduction how to use SciNet and the Niagara supercomputer.

Instructor: SciNet Team
- 90 minutes

 
High Performance Computing 2019-03-13
SciNet User Group Meeting (Mar. 2019)

SciNet User Group Meeting

Monthly user meeting at SciNet with pizza, a techtalk and user discussion.

Instructor: SciNet Team
- 60 minutes

 
SNUG 2019-03-13
SCMP101 Intro to Linux Shell (Mar. 2019)

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
- 180 minutes

 
Scientific Computing 2019-03-13
HPC105 Intro to SciNet/Niagara (Apr. 2019)

Intro to SciNet/Niagara
HPC105

A quick introduction how to use SciNet and the Niagara supercomputer.

Instructor: SciNet Team
- 90 minutes

 
High Performance Computing 2019-04-10
SciNet User Group Meeting (Apr. 2019)

SciNet User Group Meeting

Monthly user meeting at SciNet with pizza, a techtalk and user discussion.

Instructor: SciNet Team
- 60 minutes

 
2019-04-10
SCMP201 Advanced Shell Programming (Apr. 2019)

Advanced Shell Programming
SCMP201

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

Instructor: SciNet Team
- 180 minutes

 
Scientific Computing 2019-04-10
DAT112 Neural Network Programming (April 2019)

Neural Network Programming
DAT112

This six-week class will introduce neural network programming concepts, theory and techniques. The class material will begin at an introductory level, intended for those with no experience with neural networks, eventually covering intermediate-to-adv...

Instructor: Erik Spence
1 enrolled - 12 events of 60 minutes

 
Data Science 2019-04-23
SCMP231 Relational Database Basics (May 2019)

Relational Database Basics
SCMP231

Principles and uses of relational databases with practical examples using python and sqlite.

Instructor: Ramses van Zon
- 180 minutes

 
Data Science 2019-05-01
HPC105 Intro to SciNet/Niagara (May 2019)

Intro to SciNet/Niagara
HPC105

A quick introduction how to use SciNet and the Niagara supercomputer.

Instructor: SciNet Team
- 90 minutes

 
High Performance Computing 2019-05-08
SciNet User Group Meeting (May 2019)

SciNet User Group Meeting

Monthly user meeting at SciNet with pizza, a techtalk and user discussion.

Instructor: SciNet Team
- 60 minutes

 
SNUG 2019-05-08
SCMP101 Intro to Linux Shell (May 2019)

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
- 180 minutes

 
Scientific Computing 2019-05-08

Archived Courses and Events

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
- 8 events of 60 minutes

 
Scientific Computing 2018-11-06
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
- 24 events of 60 minutes

 
Data Science (university credit) 2018-09-11
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
Attended: 13 - 180 minutes

 
Scientific Computing 2018-11-21
SciNet User Group Meeting (Nov. 2018)

SciNet User Group Meeting

Pizza and presentation by PhD student Stephanie Penk: "Making a modeler; on the use  of supercomputers in ecological systems."

Instructor: SciNet Team
Attended: 8 - 60 minutes

 
SNUG 2018-11-21


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