OCTOBER SECTION MEETING

Big Data and Map Reduce

DATE:

Thursday, October 22, 2015 

 

PLACE :

University of Cincinnati (see below for directions)

TIME :

5:30 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. – Social

 

6:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. –  Adriaticos Pizza

 

6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. –  Presentation

COST

No charge, reservations are required

       

ABOUT THE MEETING:   

Big Data is changing the way businesses operate and opening new areas of research and commerce.  Dr. Talaga will be giving an overview of what Big Data is, what software systems are used, and some CS concepts that have facilitated Big Data.  He will be discussing Apache Hadoop, Map/Reduce,  Apache Spark, as well as doing some demonstrations of these systems.

ABOUT THE PRESENTER:  

Dr. Paul Talaga is an Assistant Professor-Educator in the School of Computing Sciences and Informatics within the College of Engineering and Applied Science at the University of Cincinnati.  His research focuses on data locality in geographically distributed web systems, cloud security, evolutionary/neural network-based AI systems in relation to robotics, and the petegogy of computer science at the undergraduate and graduate level.

Dr. Talaga obtained dual bachelors of arts degrees in Computer Science and Math from St. Lawrence University in 2003, followed by a MS and PhD in Computer and Information Science from Syracuse University in 2012. Continue reading