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John Wu, Developer at Berkeley Lab

John Wu

Developer, Berkeley Lab

Dr. Wu works actively on a number of topics in data management, data analysis, and high-performance computing. His algorithmic research work includes bitmap indexing techniques for searching large datasets, statistical methods for extract features from a variety of data, and restarting strategies for computing extreme eigenvalues.
He is the developer of a number of software packages, including, IDEALEM, SDS, FastBit and TRLan. Among them, the FastBit software for indexing large datasets has earned an R&D 100 Award, and is used by many organizations. For example, a German bioinformatics company uses FastBit to accelerate their molecular docking software by hundreds times.

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Spark for Behavioral Analytics Research

This presentation reports our experience on using the machine learning techniques in Apache Spark ecosystem to understand the user behavior in a number of applications. In this context, Spark makes the vast computing power of… Read more