The Fifth Elephant 2012

Finding the elephant in the data.

What are your users doing on your website or in your store? How do you turn the piles of data your organization generates into actionable information? Where do you get complementary data to make yours more comprehensive? What tech, and what techniques?

The Fifth Elephant is a two day conference on big data.

Early Geek tickets are available from fifthelephant.doattend.com.

The proposal funnel below will enable you to submit a session and vote on proposed sessions. It is a good practice introduce yourself and share details about your work as well as the subject of your talk while proposing a session.

Each community member can vote for or against a talk. A vote from each member of the Editorial Panel is equivalent to two community votes. Both types of votes will be considered for final speaker selection.

It’s useful to keep a few guidelines in mind while submitting proposals:

  1. Describe how to use something that is available under a liberal open source license. Participants can use this without having to pay you anything.

  2. Tell a story of how you did something. If it involves commercial tools, please explain why they made sense.

  3. Buy a slot to pitch whatever commercial tool you are backing.

Speakers will get a free ticket to both days of the event. Proposers whose talks are not on the final schedule will be able to purchase tickets at the Early Geek price of Rs. 1800.

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The Fifth Elephant - known as one of the best data science and Machine Learning conference in Asia - has transitioned into a year-round forum for conversations about data and ML engineering; data science in production; data security and privacy practices. more

Dorai Thodla

@dorait

Explorations in Data Analysis and Visualization

Submitted Jun 6, 2012

To share knowledge on how our goals led us to build a simple data analysis and visualization tool and some ideas for the future.

Outline

An exploration of data analysis and visualization. What were our goals and how we built a simple tool, step by step. We will take you through a journey of what we tried and what ended up with. We can discuss how you can build your own and some ideas for the future.

Requirements

a projector and internet connectivity

Speaker bio

A technology entrepreneur. Working on database technology since mid 80s. Built a SQL database engine, worked extensively in XML and currently working on Natural Language Tool kits.

Links

Slides

http://www.slideshare.net/dorait/an-exploration-in-analysis-and-visualization

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Hosted by

The Fifth Elephant - known as one of the best data science and Machine Learning conference in Asia - has transitioned into a year-round forum for conversations about data and ML engineering; data science in production; data security and privacy practices. more