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Data Science and Smart Systems: Creating the Digital Brain

Kaushik Das (Pivotal)
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Big Data technologies enable us to build the digital brain of smart systems. I will illustrate with examples how we build a digital brain by collecting data from a large number of sensors and using the brain to find value in that data. We build a Data Lake using cutting edge technology from Pivotal and use it to store large amounts of sensor and other data. Then we can find patterns in that data by applying the Data Science methodology using sophisticated machine learning and statistical algorithms customized to run on big data within the Data Lake. Armed with these patterns the system can detect anomalies and respond in an appropriate manner. Data Science combined with sensors and actuators can make a system smart!

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Kaushik Das

Senior Principal Data Scientist, Pivotal

Kaushik Das is an expert at applying mathematical models to solve business problems. He has more than 10 years of experience designing and deploying analytical software, working for enterprise software companies such as Rapt, Demandtec and M-Factor as well as in business consulting with McKinsey. After joining EMC’s Data Computing Division as Director of Analytics, Kaushik has led several projects to provide actionable insights from the analysis of big data, for customers in a variety of sectors ranging from Utility, Oil & Gas, to Banking, and Digital Media. Kaushik is leveraging his Geophysics PhD-level academic work to lead our efforts to build out an analytics practice for the Energy sector, where Big Data holds great promise.