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Highlights and PPTs from the IEEE Big Data 2014 conference


The IEEE International Conference on Big Data has quickly become a top-tier conference. Check the highlights and presentations from 2014 event, held recently Washington, DC, with about 600 attendees.



2014 IEEE International Conference on Big Data 2014 IEEE International Conference on Big Data (IEEE BigData 2014), has quickly become a top-tier conference.

The latest event, held Oct 27-30, 2014 in Washington, DC was a great success, with close to 600 participants.

The highlights of the program include:
  • 18 workshops/ 2 special sessions in many emerging important research topics in big data
  • 4 excellent tutorials
  • 3 keynote speeches
  • 46 regular paper and 50 short papers presentations from the main conference
  • 4 sessions of research and application presentation in the industry and government program.
  • A Panel with funding agency program directors on Big Data Challenges and Opportunities

 
The tutorials, keynote speeches, funding agency program director presentation (PPT format) are now available for download from the links below

Keynotes
  • Never-Ending Language Learning, Tom Mitchell - E. Fredkin University Professor, Machine Learning Department, Carnegie Mellon University
  • Smart Data - How you and I will exploit Big Data for personalized digital health and many other activities, Amit Sheth, LexisNexis Ohio Eminent Scholar, Kno.e.sis - Wright State University
  • Addressing Human Bottlenecks in Big Data, Joseph M. Hellerstein, Chancellor's Professor of Computer Science, University of California, Berkeley and Trifacta

 
Tutorials :
  • TUTORIAL 1: Big Data Stream Mining. Presenters: Gianmarco De Francisci Morales, Joao Gama, Albert Bifet, and Wei Fan
  • TUTORIAL 2: Big ML Software for Modern ML Algorithms. Presenters: Eric P. Xing and Qirong Ho
  • TUTORIAL 3: Large-scale Heterogeneous Learning in Big Data Analytics. Presenter: Jun Huan
  • TUTORIAL 4: Big Data Benchmarking. Presenters: Chaitan Baru and Tilmann Rabl

 
Panel with funding agency program directors: Big Data Challenges and Opportunities

Chair : Prof. Xiaohua Tony Hu
Panelists: Dr. Chaitanya Baru (NSF), Dr. Yuan Liu (NIH), Dr. David Kuehn (DoT), Dr.Tsengdar Lee (NASA), Dr. Sudarsan Rachuri (NIST), Mr. Matti Vakkuri (DIGILE)

The IEEE Big Data 2015 will be back to Santa Clara, California in November, 2015.

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