Ameet Talwalkar

 

 


 

Ameet Talwalkar is an assistant professor of Computer Science at UCLA and a technical advisor for Databricks. His research addresses scalability and ease-of-use issues in the field of statistical machine learning, with applications in computational genomics. He led the initial development of the MLlib project in Apache Spark and is a co-author of the graduate-level textbook 'Foundations of Machine Learning' (2012, MIT Press). Prior to UCLA, he was an NSF post-doctoral fellow in the AMPLab at UC Berkeley. He obtained a B.S. from Yale University and a Ph.D. from the Courant Institute at NYU.

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Learn the underlying principles required to develop scalable machine learning pipelines and gain hands-on experience using Apache Spark. Machine learning aims to extract knowledge from data, relying on fundamental concepts in computer science, statistics, probability and optimization.

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