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

Takayuki Nishikawa
Data Scientist, Panasonic Corporation

Takayuki Nishikawa is a data scientist at Panasonic Corporation working on developing a big data analytics platform to analyze IoT home appliances logs for the purpose of designing new products or functions, creating new services, maintaining appliances, and so on. In addition, Takayuki shares his knowledge about data analysis using machine learning in the company. His academic background is in artificial intelligence, and he holds a master’s degree in computer science from Osaka University in Japan. In his free time, Takayuki enjoys DIY electronics as a Maker.


5:05pm–5:45pm Wednesday, December 7, 2016
Hadoop use cases
Location: 308/309 Level: Non-technical
Takayuki Nishikawa (Panasonic Corporation), Ei Yamaguhi (NTT DATA)
Takayuki Nishikawa and Ei Yamaguhi explain how Panasonic developed an integrated data analytics platform to analyze the increasing number of home appliances logs from its IoT products, achieving scalability for millions of households and a 10x improvement in processing time with Hadoop and Hive, in the process gaining more reliable knowledge about users’ lifestyles with Spark MLlib. Read more.