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Piotr Dendek

Researcher/Software Developer, University of Warsaw, Interdisciplinary Centre for Mathematical and Computational Modelling

A Data Scientist with almost 5 year experience in Apache Hadoop ecosystem, mainly interested in large-scale research analytics. Developing code in Java, Apache Pig and Scala, occasionally in Python, focusing on applications of scalable machine learning techniques. Former lecturer at Polish Academy of Sciences (“Web-Scale Data Mining and Processing” e-learning course).

Sessions

Sparkling Random Ferns: From an academic paper to spark-packages.org

In this presentation we would like to present a new machine learning algorithm, Random Ferns, and the way it went from an initial publication in a scholarly paper to a fully functional and reusable Spark…