[DL] Highlights and PPTs from the IEEE Big Data 2014 conference

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The IEEE International Conference on Big Data (IEEE Big Data) is a top-tier
conference sponsored by IEEE CS in Big Data Research and Application. The
2014 IEEE International Conference on Big Data (IEEE Big Data 214,
http://cci.drexel.edu/bigdata/bigdata2014/index.htm) was recently held in
Washington DC from Oct 27-30, 2014.  It was a great success. Close to 600
registered participants attended the 4-day events.

The highlights of the 4-day program are:
• 18 workshops/ 2 special sessions in many emerging important research
topics in big data
• 4 excellent tutorials
• 3 keynote speeches
• 46 regular paper and 50 short papers presentations from the main
• 4 sessions of research and application presentation in the industry and
government program.
• A Panel with funding agency program directors on Big Data Challenges and

The tutorials, keynote speeches, funding agency program director ppts are
now available for download from the conference website.
(1) Keynote speech
• Never-Ending Language Learning, Tom Mitchell - E. Fredkin University
Professor, Machine Learning Department, Carnegie Mellon University
• Smart Data - How you and I will exploit Big Data for personalized digital
health and many other activities, Amit Sheth, LexisNexis Ohio Eminent
Scholar, Kno.e.sis - Wright State University
• Addressing Human Bottlenecks in Big Data, Joseph M. Hellerstein,
Chancellor's Professor of Computer Science, University of California,
Berkeley and Trifacta
(2) 4 Tutorials  http://cci.drexel.edu/bigdata/bigdata2014/tutorial.htm
TUTORIAL 1: Big Data Stream Mining
Presenters: Gianmarco De Francisci Morales, Joao Gama, Albert Bifet, andWei
TUTORIAL 2: Big ML Software for Modern ML Algorithms
Presenters: Eric P. Xing and Qirong Ho
TUTORIAL 3: Large-scale Heterogeneous Learning in Big Data Analytics
Presenters: Jun Huan
TUTORIAL 4: Big Data Benchmarking
Presenters:  Chaitan Baru and Tilmann Rabl

(3) Panel with funding agency program directors: Big Data Challenges and
Opportunities  http://cci.drexel.edu/bigdata/bigdata2014/panel.htm
          Chair :  Prof. Xiaohua Tony Hu
• Dr. Chaitanya Baru (NSF)
• Dr. Yuan Liu (NIH)
• Dr. David Kuehn (DoT)
• Dr.Tsengdar Lee (NASA)
• Dr. Sudarsan  Rachuri   (NIST)
• Mr. Matti Vakkuri (DIGILE)

We hope you will enjoy these excellent presentations. The IEEE Big Data
2015 will be back to  Santa Clara, California in November, 2015,   hope to
see you there.

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