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Ion Stoica

Ion Stoica
Professor, University of California, Berkeley


Ion Stoica is a professor in the Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences (EECS) Department at the University of California, Berkeley, where he researches cloud computing and networked computer systems. Previously, he worked on dynamic packet state, chord DHT, internet indirection infrastructure (i3), declarative networks, and large-scale systems, including Apache Spark, Apache Mesos, and Alluxio. He’s the cofounder of Databricks—a startup to commercialize Apache Spark—and Conviva—a startup to commercialize technologies for large-scale video distribution. Ion is an ACM fellow and has received numerous awards, including inclusion in the SIGOPS Hall of Fame (2015), the SIGCOMM Test of Time Award (2011), and the ACM doctoral dissertation award (2001).


1:30pm-5:00pm Wednesday, September 5, 2018
Implementing AI
Location: Continental 7/8
Secondary topics:  Reinforcement Learning
Robert Nishihara (University of California, Berkeley), Philipp Moritz (University of California, Berkeley), Ion Stoica (University of California, Berkeley)
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Ray is a new distributed execution framework for reinforcement learning applications. Ion Stoica, Robert Nishihara, and Philipp Moritz lead a deep dive into Ray, walking you through its API and system architecture and sharing application examples, including several state-of-the-art reinforcement learning algorithms. Read more.