Statistical Methodology and Computing Service (SMCS)

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Technical and scientific expertise

  • Consulting and support services at all stages of a data analysis project
  • Training courses in a wide range of statistical tools and methods, organised face-to-face or remotely
    • UCLouvain continuing education programmes, some leading to a university certificate
    • Training offered by experts in statistics from various backgrounds: mathematics, business engineering, biosciences and civil engineering, political science and humanities, computer science, psychology, etc.

Learn about SMCS services in this video

Main equipment

  • High-performance computing servers hosted at CISM

Applications

Examples

  • Use of multivariate data analysis or data-mining tools for exploration, classification or prediction in large data sets
  • Survey design: questionnaire design, sampling, database structuring, multivariate analyses
  • Evaluation, comparison, validation of measurement methods
  • Design of experiments for laboratory or industrial trials
  • Calculation of sample size for a clinical trial or scientific experiment

Services available to

  • Entire UCLouvain community (researchers, administrative staff, etc.)
  • Non-UCLouvain individuals, public or private organisations

News

The SMCS is hiring!

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Winter School: Artificial Intelligence and Machine...

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Modular version of the Junior Data Analyst university...

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Summer School: Artificial Intelligence and Machine...

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SMCS: an introduction to network analysis with R

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Registration for SMCS courses : the academic year...

Book your calendar ! SMCS offers a range of training courses in data analysis (covering various software and statistical techniques) throughout the year and provides a consultancy service to...