September 26-27, 2016
New York, NY
Jon Barker

Jon Barker
Solutions Architect, NVIDIA

Jon Barker is a solution architect with NVIDIA, helping customers and partners develop applications of GPU-accelerated machine learning and data analytics to solve defense and national security problems. Jon is particularly focused on applications of the rapidly developing field of deep learning. Prior to joining NVIDIA, Jon spent almost a decade as a government research scientist within the UK Ministry of Defence and the US Department of Defense R&D communities. While in government service, he led R&D projects in sensor data fusion, big data analytics, and machine learning for multimodal sensor data to support military situational awareness and aid decision making. Jon has a PhD and BS in pure mathematics from the University of Southampton, UK.

Sessions

11:50am–12:30pm Tuesday, 09/27/2016
Implementing AI
Location: River Pavilion B Level: Intermediate
Jon Barker (NVIDIA)
Average rating: *****
(5.00, 1 rating)
The process for deploying an effective neural network is iterative. Before an effective neural network is reached, many parameters must be evaluated and their impact on performance assessed. Jon Barker offers an overview of DIGITS, a deep learning GPU-training system designed to provide a real-time interactive user interface targeted toward accelerating the development process. Read more.