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HPC Monthly Workshop: Machine Learning and BIG DATA

March 8, 2023 @ 8:00 am - March 9, 2023 @ 2:30 pm

UCLA-IDRE, along with ACCESS and Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center, is pleased to announce a two-day Big Data workshop (March 8 – 9, 2023, 8 AM-2 PM PDT each day).

This workshop will focus on topics including big data analytics, machine learning with Spark, and deep learning using Tensorflow. It will be presented using the Wide Area Classroom (WAC) training platform in UCLA’s Visualization Portal (5628 Math Science Building).


Interested applicants must first have an ACCESS ID.  If you do not have an ACCESS ID, please visit this page to create one: ACCESS User Registration

Once you have an ACCESS ID, please complete the following registration page by Sunday, March at Noon Pacific time: Eventbrite Reservation

Tentative Agenda:
Day – 1:

Wednesday, February 19, 2020
All times given are Pacific
08:00 AM Welcome
08:25 AM A Brief History of Big Data
09:20 AM Intro to Spark
10:00 AM Lunch Break
11:00 AM More Spark and Exercises
02:00 PM Intro to Machine Learning
02:00 PM Adjourn

Day – 2:

Thursday, February 20, 2020
All times given are Pacific
08:00 AM Machine Learning: Recommender System with Spark
10:00 AM Lunch break
11:00 AM Deep Learning with Tensorflow
02:00 PM Tying it All Together
02:30 PM Adjourn

Note: Visit PSC’s workshop for more details. You may also reach out to tvsingh@ucla.edu in case of any questions about the workshop at UCLA.


March 8, 2023 @ 8:00 am
March 9, 2023 @ 2:30 pm


IDRE Visualization Portal, Math Sciences Building 5628
520 Portola Plaza
Los Angeles, CA 90095 United States
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Institute for Digital Research and Education (IDRE)

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