- Beginners talks: Logistic regression and filters/transformations
Ben Rogers is going to provide an introduction to logistic regression models. Taylor Rodgers will talk about R various object types and how to filter and transform them.
- Virtual meeting, Longitudinal data analysis and a second topic TBA
Sierra Davis will talk about longitudinal data analysis. We have an opening for a second topic/speaker. Please contact me ([masked]) if you want to volunteer.
- Virtual meeting, Gradient Boosting Machines and second talk TBA
Spencer Maynes will talk about Gradient Boosting Machines. We originally had a second speaker on artificial neural networks, but that speaker had to cancel. We will reschedule that talk for later in 2021. In the meantime, if you have a topic you'd like to talk about in January, please let me know.
- Virtual meeting, Benjamin Rogers and Nanyi Deng
Nanyi Deng will talk about her work on a recent publication: "Applying Statistical Machine Learning Methods to Analysis Differences in the Severity Level of COVID-19 among Countries."
Some of you may remember Ben Rogers, who gave several excellent talks before he moved to Norfolk, Virginia. Now that the meetings are virtual, he is available to give talks again. I'll post the title and an abstract shortly.
- Spencer Maynes, Mixed effects models in R, second speaker TBA
Spencer Maynes will talk about mixed effects models. I am looking for a second speaker. Please contact me ([masked]) if you want to volunteer.
- Virtual meeting. Steve Simon on oddball characters, second speaker TBA
Steve Simon will talk about some of those oddball characters that can cause problems with R, such as the non-breaking space, the em and en dashes, and smart quotes.
- Virtual meeting for the Kansas City R Users Group, speakers TBA
It's been too long without a meeting and I miss all of you. I have been swamped with work, so could not set up anything sooner, but let's hold a virutal meeting virtually in June.
We will use the Zoom video conference system for the meeting. Speakers and topics to be announced. We had several good speakers and talks lines up prior to the shutdown, and I'm sure that one or two of them will step forward and volunteer to give a talk virtually.
- Cancelled!! Advanced topics: Mixed effects modeling and Agile Data Science
Johnson County Library - Lenexa City Center
This event has been cancelled. Sorry about forgetting to let you know. We might consider a virtual meeting in May.
Spencer Maynes will talk about Mixed Effects modeling. Sweta Sinha will talk about "Agile Data Science - using scrum framework"
- CANCELLED!! Beginners session
The Johnson County Library is not allowing any groups to meet in any of their meeting rooms for the month of March. So I have to cancel Saturday's meeting. Sorry about that. I would have come and I'm sure that many of you would have also, but it is probably in the best interest of everyone to limit the number of events where the virus might possibly be spread.
If you know what the month of April will be like, you are smarter than I am. For now, I am keeping that meeting on the books, but check back regularly for updates.