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April 10-11, 2018: Training
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Reza Zadeh

Reza Zadeh
CEO | Adjunct Professor, Matroid | Stanford

Website | @Reza_Zadeh

Reza Bosagh Zadeh is founder and CEO at Matroid and an adjunct professor at Stanford University, where he teaches two PhD-level classes: Distributed Algorithms and Optimization and Discrete Mathematics and Algorithms. His work focuses on machine learning, distributed computing, and discrete applied mathematics. His awards include a KDD best paper award and the Gene Golub Outstanding Thesis Award. Reza has served on the technical advisory boards of Microsoft and Databricks. He is the initial creator of the linear algebra package in Apache Spark. Through Apache Spark, Reza’s work has been incorporated into industrial and academic cluster computing environments. Reza holds a PhD in computational mathematics from Stanford, where he worked under the supervision of Gunnar Carlsson. As part of his research, Reza built the machine learning algorithms behind Twitter’s who-to-follow system, the first product to use machine learning at Twitter.


09:2509:40 Thursday, April 12, 2018
Secondary topics:  计算机视觉(Computer Vision)
Reza Zadeh (Matroid | Stanford)
Reza Zadeh details three challenges on the way to building cutting-edge ML products, with a focus on computer vision, offering examples, recommendations, and lessons learned. Read more.
11:1511:55 Thursday, April 12, 2018
Secondary topics:  AI应用的硬件、软件栈(Hardware and Software stack for AI applications), 计算机视觉(Computer Vision)
Reza Zadeh (Matroid | Stanford)
Reza Zadeh offers an overview of Matroid’s Kubernetes deployment, which provides customized computer vision and stream monitoring to a large number of users, and demonstrates how to customize computer vision neural network models in the browser. Along the way, Reza explains how Matroid builds, trains, and visualizes TensorFlow models, which are provided at scale to monitor video streams. Read more.