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ARVO Education Courses are held live each year, the Saturday prior to the Annual Meeting. These on-demand courses are derived from the full-day or half-day, in-depth programs that include scientific, skills-building and professional development topics. They are ideal for those new to the topics or in need of a refresher. Each on-demand course is presented as a series of audio presentations synchronized with slides.

Big data: Current status and future directions
The presentations in this course are part of the 2017 Big data: Current status and future directions ARVO Education Course held in Baltimore, Md. The course defines big data and describes big data sets derived from clinical data available in eye and vision research. Also discussed are ways to visualize big data and applications of machine learning. The series of audio presentations, synchronized with slides, is available at a reduced rate to members who attended the live course ($29), student members ($99), members ($149) and nonmembers ($199).

Presenters: Anne Coleman, MD, PhD, FARVO; Joshua Stein, MS, MD; Michael Chiang, MD; Paul Lee, JD, MD, FARVO; Aaron Lee, MD and Michael Gorin, MD, PhD, FARVO

Overview: Big data is a frequently used terms in the press. This course defines Big data and describes Big data sets derived from clinical data available in eye and vision research. How to visualize Big data and applications of machine learning are also discussed.

Estimated time to complete: 2.5 hours

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Your purchase includes unlimited online access to the recordings until Dec. 31, 2019. The presentation slides may be downloaded. However, they are intended for the use of the purchaser only and cannot be shared without express permission.

Demystifying statistics and research for ophthalmic investigators
The presentations in this course are part of the 2017 Demystifying statistics and research for ophthalmic investigators ARVO Education Course held in Baltimore, Md. in May. The course focuses on understanding statistical fundamentals and the correct interpretation of ophthalmic data. Also included are examples of "what not to do." The series of audio presentations synchronized with slides is available at a reduced rate to members who attended the live course ($29), student members ($99), members ($149) and non-members ($199).

Presenters: Gabriela Czanner, PhD, CStat; Catey V. Bunce, PhD; Bruce I. Gaynes, OD, PharmD; Marta Garcia-Finana, PhD and Ana Quartilho, MSc

Overview: At the end of this course, you will understand what is wrong with correlation coefficients, what a confidence interval actually represents, the key elements of a sample size calculation and more. The course focuses on understanding statistical fundamentals and the correct interpretation of ophthalmic data. Examples of what-not-to-do and why are discussed. Formulae is kept to a minimum — no calculators needed!

Estimated time to complete: 5 hours

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Your purchase includes unlimited online access to the recordings until Dec. 31, 2019. The presentation slides may be downloaded. However, they are intended for the use of the purchaser only and cannot be shared without express permission.