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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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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
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
1 enrolled - 60 minutes

 
2019-04-10
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
12 enrolled - 180 minutes

 
Scientific Computing 2019-04-10
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
32 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
17 enrolled - 180 minutes

 
Data Science 2019-05-01
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
- 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
1 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
2 enrolled - 180 minutes

 
Scientific Computing 2019-05-08
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
23 enrolled - 24 events of 60 minutes

 
Data Science (university credit) 2019-01-09
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 - 24 events of 60 minutes

 
Scientific Computing (university credit) 2019-01-08
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

Archived Courses and Events

SCMP101 Intro to Linux Shell (Mar. 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
Attended: 10 - 180 minutes

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

Intro to SciNet/Niagara

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

Instructor: SciNet Team
Attended: 11 - 90 minutes

 
High Performance Computing 2019-03-13
SCMP201 Advanced Shell Programming (Feb. 2019)

Advanced Shell Programming

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

Instructor: Marco Saldarriaga
Attended: 5 - 180 minutes

 
Scientific 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. "The Grammar and Tools of Data Visualization in the Era of Big Data", by Mubdi Rahman, Ph.D (Dunlap Institute for Astronomy & Astrophysics, Universi...

Instructor: SciNet Team
Attended: 21 - 60 minutes

 
SNUG 2019-02-13


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