Speaker

Masato Asahara, Computer Scientist at NEC

Masato Asahara

Computer Scientist, NEC

Masato Asahara (Ph.D.) is currently leading developments of Spark-based machine learning and data analytics systems, which fully automate predictive modeling. Masato received his Ph.D. degree from Keio University, and has worked at NEC for 7 years as a researcher in the field of distributed computing systems and computing resource management technologies.

Sessions

No More Cumbersomeness: Automatic Predictive Modeling on Apache Spark

Building accurate machine learning models has been an art of data scientists, i.e., algorithm selection, hyper parameter tuning, feature selection and so on. Recently, challenges to breakthrough this “black-arts” have got started. We have developed… Read more