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A Taste of Random Decision Forests on Apache Spark



Sean Owen introduces Spark, Scala and random decision forests, and demonstrates the process of analyzing a real-world data set with them.


Sean Owen is Director of Data Science at Cloudera in London. Before Cloudera, he founded Myrrix Ltd (now known as the Oryx project) to commercialize large-scale real-time recommenders on Apache Hadoop. He is an Apache Spark contributor, and was a committer and VP for Apache Mahout.

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Apr 28, 2015