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

MatFast: In-Memory Distributed Matrix Computation Processing and Optimization Based on Spark SQL

The use of large-scale machine learning and data mining methods is becoming ubiquitous in many application domains ranging from business intelligence and bioinformatics to self-driving cars. These methods heavily rely on matrix computations, and it… Read more