Speaker

Yanbo Liang, Software Engineer at Hortonworks

Yanbo Liang

Software Engineer, Hortonworks

Yanbo is an Apache Spark Committer working on MLlib and SparkR at Hortonworks. His main interests center around implementing effective machine learning algorithms and building machine learning applications based on scalable distributed system. He is an active Apache Spark contributor, delivered the implementation of some major MLlib algorithms. Prior to Hortonworks, he was a software engineer at Yahoo! and France Telecom working on machine learning and distributed system.

Sessions

Large-Scale Ads CTR Prediction with Spark and Deep Learning: Lessons Learned

CTR prediction algorithms are essential, and are used extensively for ads bidding and sponsored search. While logistic regression models have proven effective for this kind of problem, rapid growth in the amount of data has… Read more