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HPCC - Big Data Platform and Use Cases

Speaker: 
Dr. Flavio Villanustre
Affiliation: 
LexisNexis Risk Solutions
Time: 
Wednesday, November 8, 2017 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Location: 
Student Center East Room 217

There is a significant hype around data analytics and Big Data. LexisNexis Risk Solutions, a company at the forefront of data technologies which originally conceived the use of the dataflow declarative programming paradigm for distributed data processing in year 2000, successfully released its free and open source HPCC Systems Big Data platform in 2011 (http://hpccsystems.com). During this presentation, we’ll introduce the audience through some of the use cases in Risk Management, Identity Verification and Fraud Detection from LexisNexis Risk Solutions and to the open source HPCC Systems Big Data platform and its declarative dataflow programming paradigm using the open ECL language. We’ll also cover analytical pipelines and machine learning on the open source HPCC Systems platform.

Speaker's Bio: 

Dr. Flavio Villanustre leads HPCC Systems, and is also VP, Technology for LexisNexis Risk Solutions. In this position, he is responsible for Information Security, overall platform strategy and new product development. Dr. Villanustre is also involved in a number of projects involving Big Data integration, analytics, machine learning and business intelligence.