DataHour: Efficient Implementations of Transformers

Online 15-09-2022 08:30 PM to 15-09-2022 09:30 PM
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About the DataHour:

This DataHour will cover the basics of Transformers, which are attention based deep neural networks. It will also mention some of the applications of Transformers where they outperform CNNs and other deep neural networks. The DataHour also covers our survey of recent work in implementing efficient transformers. 

Prerequisites:Enthusiasm to learn Data Science.

Who is this DataHour for?

  • Students & Freshers who want to build a career in the Data-tech domain.
  • Working professionals who want to transition to the Data-tech domain.
  • Data science professionals who want to accelerate their career growth


Vijay Agneeswaran, Head of Cloud & AI Research at Microsoft

Vijay has an MS from IIT Madras in 2001 and a PhD from IIT Madras (2008). He has spent the last twenty years creating intellectual property and building products in cloud computing, big data and machine learning areas. He has several papers including IEEE transactions and has five full granted US patents on his name. He is currently head of cloud + AI Research team at Microsoft Inc., Bangalore. He was heading the ML platform and data science foundations team at Walmart previously.

You can follow him on Linkedin and Twitter.


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