[Rasch] Damon Workshop, Friday Morning, Vancouver

Mr. Jack bradyjack at gmail.com
Tue Apr 3 07:48:17 EST 2012


Mark,

Can your workshop be videoed and then placed on Youtube so that those of us
in Asian could see your presentation?

Thank you.
b

On Tue, Apr 3, 2012 at 4:07 AM, Mark Moulton <markhmoulton at gmail.com> wrote:

> Dear Rasch Colleagues,
>
> I have arranged a room for a workshop at Vancouver on how to install and
> run Damon, an open-source package for analyzing highly multidimensional
> datasets subject to Rasch-like objectivity criteria.  Please drop me an
> email if you want to attend:
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> What:  Damon Workshop
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> When:  Friday, April 13, 2012, 8:30 am - 12 pm
>
> Where:  Vancouver Public Library (same building as IOMW), 350 West Giorgia
> Street, "Board Breakout Room".
>
> Why:  Add a tool for analyzing highly multidimensional datasets to your
> psychometric toolbox.
>
>  Who:  Mark H. Moulton, Ph.D.
>
> Email: markhmoulton at gmail.com
>
> Website:  www.pythiasconsulting.com
>
> Cost:  Free to attend, free software
>
> Maximum:  15 participants
>
> What to Bring:  Bring a laptop (Windows, Mac, Linux), either with Python /
> Numpy / Damon pre-installed (see website for download info) or not.  Python
> is an open-source programming language.  Numpy is its separate numerical
> package.  Cool users also get iPython and matplotlib (for interactive
> computing and charting), or they purchase the Enthought Distribution<http://www.enthought.com/products/getepd.php> (which
> has everything except Damon and simplifies installation a lot), but I'm not
> going to try those installs during the workshop.  Instead of
> pre-installing, you can also just wait and we will do the installs at the
> workshop together, either by stick or internet.  All software is free.  You
> can also just sit and ask questions.
>
> Programming Chops:  Not much required.  Damon is run by creating simple
> Python scripts (no GUI), but there aren't a lot of commands and they are
> pretty well documented.
>
> Thanks, hope you can make it.  See you at IOMW.
>
> Mark
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Brady Michael Jack, Ph.D.
National Kaohsiung Normal University
http://www.researchgate.net/profile/Brady_Jack/
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