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Vijay Agneeswaran

Vijay Agneeswaran
Senior Director, Technology, Walmart Labs


Dr. Vijay Srinivas Agneeswaran has a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science & Engineering from SVCE, Madras University (1998), an MS (By Research) from IIT Madras in 2001 and a PhD from IIT Madras (2008). He was a post-doctoral research fellow in the LSIR Labs, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Lausanne (EPFL) for a year. He has done an internship in Siemens Corporate Research in Bangalore and was with another product development company – Oracle for three years, He subsequently spent a year as principal architect position with GTO, the research arm of Cognizant in Chennai, where he led the Extreme Processing group within the High Performance Computing Centre of Excellence and created Intellectual property in the Big-Data space. He has now taken up the position as Director Technology/Principal Architect as head of the Big-Data R&D at Impetus. He is a professional member of the ACM and the IEEE for the last 7+ years. He has filed patents with US and European patent office’s (with one accepted US patent) and published in leading journals and conferences, including IEEE transactions. His research interests include distributed systems – cloud, grid, peer-to-peer computing as well as machine learning for Big-Data and other emerging technologies.


Hardcore Data Science Gramercy Suite
Vijay Agneeswaran (Walmart Labs), Pranay Tonpay (Impetus)
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We will talk about how we have implemented machine learning algorithms over Spark streaming to allow real time processing, namely the “Naïve Bayes” and “Logistic Regression” for Classification and “k-means” for Clustering. We have also implemented PMML support for the ML algorithms in Spark, to provide a very flexible means to import models and evaluate its performance. Read more.
Office Hour Table A
Vijay Agneeswaran (Walmart Labs), Pranay Tonpay (Impetus)
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Discussion on the talk on "Driving Data Decisions with Real-time Analytics". Gives opportunity for questions/further thoughts around the topic. Read more.


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