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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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DAT112 Neural Network Programming (April 2019)

Neural Network Programming

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 cov...

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

 
Data Science 2019-04-16
SCMP231 Relational Database Basics (May 2019)

Relational Database Basics

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

Instructor: Ramses van Zon
24 enrolled - 180 minutes

 
Data Science 2019-05-01
Introduction to Machine Learning (@CBP2019)

Introduction to Machine Learning

This workshop is part of the 2019 Chemical BioPhysics Symposium. This workshop will provide an introduction to some of the key methods and concepts in machine learning. We will present and discuss the following topi...

Instructor: Marcelo Ponce
- 180 minutes

 
External 2019-05-03
HPC105 Intro to SciNet/Niagara (May 2019)

Intro to SciNet/Niagara

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

Instructor: SciNet Team
2 enrolled - 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
2 enrolled - 60 minutes

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

Intro to Linux Shell

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 i...

Instructor: Bruno Mundim
5 enrolled - 180 minutes

 
Scientific Computing 2019-05-08
HPC160 CO Summer School Central (June 2019)

CO Summer School Central

The Compute Ontario Summer School on Scientific and High Performance Computing is an annual educational event for graduate/undergraduate students, postdocs and researchers who are engaged in a compute intensive research. Held...

Instructor: SciNet Team
- 6240 minutes

 
Scientific Computing 2019-06-24
PHY1610 Scientific Computing for Physicists (Winter 2019)

Scientific Computing for Physicists

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 i...

Instructor: Ramses van Zon
48 enrolled - 25 events of 60 minutes

 
Scientific Computing (university credit) 2019-01-08
Petascale Computing Institute (Aug. 2019)

Petascale Computing Institute

The goal of this institute is to prepare attendees to be able to scale their computational codes to leadership-class computing systems via two-way video conferences with help of local analysts.

Instructor: SciNet Team
- 5 events of 420 minutes

 
High Performance Computing 2019-08-19

Archived Courses and Events

SCMP271 Advanced Linux Command Line (Apr. 2019)

Advanced Linux Command Line

Increase you Linux (bash) command line productivity. Requires some basic Linux command line experience.

Instructor: Bruno Mundim
Attended: 14 - 180 minutes

 
Scientific 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: "Bayesian Model-Based Clustering Approaches for Discrete-Valued Gene Expression Data" by Anjali Silva. Abstract: Unsupervised classification or clust...

Instructor: SciNet Team
Attended: 25 - 60 minutes

 
2019-04-10
HPC105 Intro to SciNet/Niagara (Apr. 2019)

Intro to SciNet/Niagara

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

Instructor: SciNet Team
- 90 minutes

 
High Performance Computing 2019-04-10
EES1137 Quantitative Applications for Data Analysis (Winter 2019)

Quantitative Applications for Data Analysis

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 grad...

Instructor: Erik Spence
Attended: 1 - 24 events of 60 minutes

 
Data Science (university credit) 2019-01-09


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