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December 5-6, 2016: Training
December 6–8, 2016: Tutorials & Conference
Singapore

Office Hour with Ted Dunning (MapR Technologies)

Ted Dunning (MapR)
1:45pm–2:25pm Thursday, December 8, 2016
Location: Table A

Ted will talk about streaming architecture, micro-services, how to build high performance systems, open source, math, or machine learning.

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Ted Dunning

MapR

Ted Dunning is the chief technology officer at MapR. He’s also a board member for the Apache Software Foundation; a PMC member and committer of the Apache Mahout, Apache Zookeeper, and Apache Drill projects; and a mentor for various incubator projects. Ted has years of experience with machine learning and other big data solutions across a range of sectors. He’s contributed to clustering, classification, and matrix decomposition algorithms in Mahout and to the new Mahout Math library and designed the t-digest algorithm used in several open source projects and by a variety of companies. Previously, Ted was chief architect behind the MusicMatch (now Yahoo Music) and Veoh recommendation systems and built fraud-detection systems for ID Analytics (LifeLock). Ted has coauthored a number of books on big data topics, including several published by O’Reilly related to machine learning, and has 24 issued patents to date plus a dozen pending. He holds a PhD in computing science from the University of Sheffield. When he’s not doing data science, he plays guitar and mandolin. He also bought the beer at the first Hadoop user group meeting.