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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) and ARVO members ($149). Nonmember price is $199. 

Organizers: Michael F. Chiang, MD, Anne L. Coleman, MD, PhD, FARVO and Seth Blackshaw, PhD

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.

Audience: This course is ideal for researchers in the field of eye and vision sciences such as basic researchers, clinician-scientists, ophthalmologists, ophthalmology residents, optometrists, post-doctoral fellows, graduate students and PhD candidates interested in learning about clinical data sets for eye and vision research.

Estimated time to complete: 2.5 hours

Format: Series of audio presentations synchronized with slides.

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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) and ARVO members ($149). 

Lead authors: ARVO 2017 Demystifying statistics and research for ophthalmic investigators course faculty

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 — so no calculators needed!

Intended audience: The target audience includes researchers in the field of eye and vision sciences such as basic researchers, clinician-scientists, ophthalmologists, ophthalmology residents, optometrists, post-doctoral fellows, graduate students and PhD candidates interested in learning more about ophthalmic research study design and analysis of ophthalmic data.

Estimated time to complete: 5 hours

Format: Series of audio presentations synchronized with slides.

Purchase now

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.