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CJUG Meetup [Joint event with Big Data & AI Developers and Chicago ML] Intro to Spark ML in Python, Scala, and Java


August 21, 2020 7:00 pm EST

Do you want to learn to analyze your big data using open source technologies? This introductory Spark ML workshop can help you!
We will discuss many typical Machine Learning operations and show you how to perform them in Apache Spark using Python and Java API, so that you can tame your big data challenges while using your favorite programming language.


Svetlana Levitan, PhD, has been a software engineer implementing statistical and Machine Learning algorithms for SPSS Inc. and IBM for 18 years and a Senior Developer Advocate at IBM more recently.
Currently she is working as a Senior Data Scientist for a small startup and planning to join her next company as a Principal Data Scientist. Svetlana is a co-organizer of this meetup group and has presented at multiple meetups and conferences around the US and abroad.

Shatabdi Choudhury is currently working as a Senior Data Scientist at the UnitedHealth group. Before this, she was an Advisory Software Engineer with IBM, where she worked on Cognos Analytics, Watson Analytics, and SPSS family of products for many years. Shatabdi presented at multiple meetups. She is an advocate of Women in Data Science and has recently started writing blogs about ML.
Shatabdi is also a part-time Ph.D. student at DePaul University, majoring in Computer and Information Systems. She has a master’s in Predictive Analytics from Northwestern University, Chicago.

Chicago, United States