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8-9 Oct 2018: Training
9-11 Oct 2018: Tutorials & Conference
London, UK
Jason Knight

Jason Knight
Senior Technology Officer, Intel

Jason Knight is senior technology officer at Intel, where he advances what is possible with machine learning using Intel Nervana. Jason holds a PhD in computational biology. His research included developing hierarchical Bayesian statistical models for classification of cancer tumor expression data and high-performance Markov chain Monte Carlo techniques to discover gene regulatory networks in this data using Bayesian networks. He then applied these techniques on the world’s largest database of human genomes at Human Longevity Inc.


9:30–9:40 Thursday, 11 October 2018
Location: King's Suite
Jason Knight (Intel)
Jason Knight offers an overview of the state of the field for scaling training and inference across distributed systems from a practitioner's point of view. Along the way, Jason dives deep into available tools, resources, and venues for getting started without having to go it alone. Read more.