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Kalyan Veeramachaneni: Where Art Thou Big Data? Identifying & Harnessing Sources of Data for MOOC Data Science

May 14, 2014 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm



(Slides from Dr Veeramachaneni’s talk at bottom of page) Kalyan Veeramachaneni will talk about his work identifying and harnessing sources of data for MOOC Data Science.

Dr. Veeramachaneni is a research scientist at CSAIL and Research Project Leader in ALFA group: Anyscale Learning For All. His research interests are with building statistical models that enable extraction of information from large amounts of data.

To enable knowledge discovery from heterogeneous data sources Veeramachaneni is interested in building large scale integrative efficient computation platforms. Currently, he is leading multiple projects focused on knowledge discovery and data science for education (MOOCs), medicine and energy.

Dr Veeramachaneni’s slides.


May 14, 2014 2:30 pm
May 14, 2014 3:30 pm