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“BUILD STUFF” is a Software Development Conference for people who actually build stuff. We bring world-class speakers, letting them share about the latest developments, trends and innovations, as well as new directions in software development. Since launching in 2012, it’s really caught on quickly.

Recognized by developers from all over Europe, international Software Development Conference Build Stuff’15 Lithuania will feature 3 days (18-20 Nov’15) of conference sessions and 2 days (21-22 Nov’15) of workshops.

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Thursday, November 19 • 11:45 - 12:40
(SLIDES) Ali Kheyrollahi @aliostad - From Power Chords to Power of Models: Insights from History of Rock Music via Machine Learning

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Who were the most influential bands of Rock history? Which bands could not exist of there was no Velvet Underground? How much Shoegazing subgenre is related to the Drone music? If I like AC/DC, what is the

Rock music history was perhaps full of drugs and alcohol but we are sobering up to represent it in terms of (social) networks and find mathematical relationship between artists, trends and subgenres. Full of DataViz and interesting relationships, we will pick up a few common clustering and network analysis algorithms to analyse the publicly available Wiki data. Expect lots of air guitar power chords and virtuoso solos.

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Ali Kheyrollahi

A distributed systems pragmatist and machine learning enthusiast, Ali is a solution architect building web scale solutions, trying to marry scalability with performance. He loves HTTP, API design and business-modelling DDD-style. An Open Source author and blogger, he tries to give back to the community what he has gratefully taken from it. | | He is a blogger and has co-authored a book. An ex-Medical doctor, he also has a passion for... Read More →

Thursday November 19, 2015 11:45 - 12:40
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