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September 11, 2018: Training & Tutorials
September 12–13, 2018: Keynotes & Sessions
New York, NY
Alex Heye

Alex Heye
Software Engineer, Cray

Alex Heye is a software engineer with the Analytics Group at Cray focused on deep learning technologies. His team works to develop applications for HPC users to readily incorporate data analytics and machine learning tools into their workflow.


2:55pm–3:35pm Wednesday, 09/12/2018
Location: 1A 15/16 Level: Intermediate
Secondary topics:  Deep Learning, Temporal data and time-series analytics
Alex Heye (Cray), Ding Ding (Intel)
Precipitation nowcasting is used to predict the future rainfall intensity over a relatively short timeframe. The forecasting resolution and time accuracy required are much higher than for other traditional forecasting tasks. Alexander Heye and Ding Ding explain how to build a precipitation nowcasting system with recurrent neural networks using BigDL on Apache Spark. Read more.