Big Data Analytics and Machine Learning Workshop at Illinois Tech

The Department of Computer Science will host a workshop on Big Data Analytics at Illinois Tech from October 1-2 (10 a.m.–4 p.m.). This workshop will introduce scalable data analytics and machine learning.

It is a two-day, hands-on workshop using Hadoop, Spark and TensorFlow. There are no prerequisites, although some familiarity with Python would be helpful. Please bring your laptop.

The event is free of charge, but seating is limited, so registration is first-come.


Tuesday, October 1
10 a.m.–Welcome
10:25 a.m.–Intro to Big Data
11 a.m.–Hadoop
11:30 a.m.–Intro to Spark
Noon–Lunch break
1 p.m.–Spark
3:45 p.m.–Bridges: A Big Data Platform
4 p.m.–Adjourn

Wednesday, October 2
10 a.m.–Machine Learning: Recommender System with Spark
Noon–Lunch break
1 p.m.–Deep Learning with Tensorflow
4 p.m.–Adjourn