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Ram Sriharsha

Senior Member of Technical Staff, Hortonworks

Ram Sriharsha is a Senior Member of Technical Staff at Hortonworks focused on Spark, Machine Learning and Data Science. Ram is an Apache Spark Committer and PMC Member. Prior to joining Hortonworks, he was Principal Research Scientist at Yahoo Research where he worked on large scale machine learning algorithms and systems related to login risk detection, sponsored search advertising and advertising effectiveness measurement.

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Magellan: Geospatial Analytics on Spark

Geospatial data is pervasive, and spatial context is a very rich signal of user intent and relevance in search and targeted advertising and an important variable in many predictive analytics applications. For example when a…