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

Yiheng Wang
Software Engineer, Intel

Yiheng Wang is a software development engineer on the Big Data Technology team at Intel working in the area of big data analytics. Yiheng and his colleagues are developing and optimizing distributed machine learning algorithms (e.g., neural network and logistic regression) on Apache Spark. He also helps Intel customers build and optimize their big data analytics applications.


11:15am–11:55am Thursday, December 8, 2016
Data science and advanced analytics
Location: Summit 2 Level: Intermediate
Jason (Jinquan) Dai (Intel), Yiheng Wang (Intel)
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Jason Dai and Yiheng Wang share their experience building web-scale machine learning using Apache Spark—focusing specifically on "war stories" (e.g., in-game purchase, fraud detection, and deep leaning)—outline best practices to scale these learning algorithms, and discuss trade-offs in designing learning systems for the Spark framework. Read more.