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Tuesday, April 14 • 2:00pm - 2:50pm
Pharmacovigilance - Big Data for RealTime Drug Monitoring - Pei Chen, Apache cTAKES & Jay Vyas, Red Hat

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Real Time Drug Safety Monitoring in the Cloud - Collecting and harnessing knowledge from large public data sources in real time to monitor and detect adverse drug effects. In this presentation, Pei and Jay will demonstrate an entire system using Apache BigTop, OpenStack, Spark, cTAKES, Cassandra to proactively monitor and detect adverse drug events from Twitter data.


Pei Chen

Pei Chen is VP of the Apache cTAKES project. He is also a lead application development specialist at the Informatics Program at Boston Children’s Hospital/Harvard Medical School and Co-Founder of Wired Informatics. Mr. Pei’s interests lie in building practical applications using machine learning techniques. He has a passion for the end-user experience and has a background Computer Science/Economics. Mr. Chen... Read More →

Jay Vyas

Red Hat
Jay Vyas works at Red Hat on various emerging tech projects and is a PMC member on the Apache BigTop CTakes projects, as well as a contributor to other projects in the ASF ecosystem.

Tuesday April 14, 2015 2:00pm - 2:50pm
Texas II

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