Date Title Location Availability
07-09 August 2017 “Analysis of data from high-resolution animal-borne tags “ CREEM, St. Andrews, U.K. Full
28th October 2017 “Tag data processing and visualization” 22nd Biennial Conference on the Biology of Marine Mammals, Halifax, NS Places availalble

1. "Analysis of data from high-resolution animal-borne tags", St. Andrews (07-09th August 2017)

The first “Analysis of data from high-resolution animal-borne tags” workshop took place in St. Andrews on 7-9th August 2017. This 3-day course covered all aspects of tag calibration, data validation, data processing & quality checking, visualisation and statistical analysis.

1. Day One (07-August-2017)

HeadingWorkshop materials Version Size (KB)Changelog
Welcome Workshop Schedule 2017-08-06818
Map of St. Andrews2017-08-06 192
Lectures Lecture 1 SDR Introduction 2017-08-07 11,366
Lecture 2 MJ Sensors 2017-08-07 7,991
Lecture 3 TM Tracking 2017-08-07 12:45 1,030 UPDATED!
Practicals Practical 1 Part 1 for Matlab & Octave users2017-08-07 17:2966UDPATED! With typos, bug fixes and additional information included
Practical 1 Part 1 for R users2017-08-08 11:15250
Practical 1 Part 22017-08-07 20:30604UPDATED! Bugs & typos in codes snippets have been removed.
Tag Tools Tag Tools for Matlab & Octave 2017-08-07 316
Tag Tools for R 2017-08-08 14:30 739UPDATED (Wednesday lunchtime)! With bug fixes for spherical_cal
Updated toolsmsa 2017-08-07 14:18 1KBUPDATED! Matlab & Octave function MSA download and copy over the exisiting MSA function in the ~/processing/ directory. Updated to use function sens2var.
find_dives 2017-08-07 15:22 1KBUPDATED! Matlab & Octave function find_dives download and copy over the exisiting find_dives function in the ~/processing/ directory.
m2h 2017-08-07 15:22 1KBUPDATED! Matlab & Octave function m2h download and copy over the exisiting m2h function in the ~/processing/ directory.
Example datasetsTest Datasets 2017-08-07 87,316
Updated datasetsmn12_186a_raw2017-08-07 16:51 3,324 UPDATED! All Sensor channels now included. Corrupted file replaced. Un-zip the data and write over the existing data.
testset32017-08-07 16:15 18,432 UPDATED! Un-zip and Overwrite the existing data.

2. Day Two (08-August-2017)

HeadingWorkshop materials Version Size (KB)Changelog
Lectures001 Signal Processing (Mark Johnson)2017-08-08 08:50 8,872NEW!
002a Change Points (Stacy De Ruiter)2017-08-08 10:451,636 NEW!
002b Event detection (David Sweeney)2017-08-08 10:451,212 NEW!
003 Measuring movement (Mark Johnson)2017-08-08 12:308,634 NEW!
Practicals002 Practical 2 for Matlab & Octave (Mark Johnson) 2017-08-08 11:0053NEW!
002 Practical 2 R version (Mark Johnson translated by Stacy) 2017-08-08 14:2053NEW!
Tag Tools
Updated toolsdsf 2017-08-08 16:411KBUPDATED! Matlab & Octave only! Old tool was calling speclev and not spectrum_level. DTag users with DTAG-2 tools already installed would not have noticed an error. Please download the updated file and overwrite the exisiting dsf.m file in your *~/processing/* path.
Example datasets
Updated datasets

3. Day Three (09-August-2017)

HeadingWorkshop materials Version Size (KB)Changelog
Lectures001 Statistical analysis (Tiago Marques, Stacy De Ruiter)2017-08-09 09:10 7,726 NEW!
002 Inferring behaviour (Saana Isojunno)2017-08-09 09:30 4,390 NEW!
Practicals003 Events, states & statistics2017-08-09 09:00 52 NEW!
Updated toolsMatlab & Octave Stats tools 2017-08-09 10:30 122 UPDATED! MATLAB & OCTAVE only. Updated to include ALL current statistics tools. Download the stats.zip and extract the files into your folder ~/tagtools/stats/ and overwrite the existing stats tools.
dive_stats 2017-08-09 1KBUPDATED! Matlab & Octave function dive_stats download and copy over the exisiting function in the ~/processing/ directory.
rotation_test 2017-08-09 1KBUPDATED! Matlab & Octave function rotation_test download and copy over the exisiting function in the ~/stats/ directory.
acf 2017-08-09 1KBUPDATED! Matlab & Octave function acf download and copy over the exisiting function in the ~/stats/ directory.
Example datasetsData for Practical 32017-08-09 NEW!
Updated datasets