Introduction to Data Science

Devcon October Conference, Thursday, October 10, 2013, 11:30

Data Science has become one of the most commonly heard buzzwords in the industry over the past several years.

In this lecture I will talk about the principles underlying data science and BigData. I will also show a small toy example of data that can be extracted from a tweet stream.

Ofer Ron

Ofer Ron

Data Scientist


Ofer Ron is a senior data scientist at LivePerson. He is the tech lead for LivePerson's research group which is responsible for designing and implementing various machine learning engines underlying LivePerson's products.

Ofer has experience with both predictive modeling and data exploration in BigData systems, mainly working over Hadoop using Scala and Scalding.

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