Event detail

Name: Big Data, High-Frequency Data, and Machine Learning with kdb+/q Workshop

From: 29 Nov 2018

To: 30 Nov 2019

Address: Level 39
One Canada Square
Canary Wharf
London, E14 5AB
United Kingdom

Organizer: WBS Training

Key speakers: Paul Bilokon, Senior Quantitative Consultant, BNP Paribas

Web page: https://www.wbstraining.com/events/big-data-high-frequency-data-and-machine-learning-with-kdb-q/venue/

Pricing: - variable

Description: q is a programming language for array processing, developed by Arthur Whitney on the basis of Kenneth E. Iverson’s APL. The kdb+ database built on top of q is a de facto standard technology for dealing with rapidly arriving, high-frequency, big data.

kdb+/q has taken the world of electronic, including algorithmic, trading by storm. It is used by numerous sell-side and buy-side institutions, including some of the most successful hedge funds and electronic market makers.

Beyond the world of electronic trading, kdb+/q is used in retail, gaming, manufacturing, telco, IoT, life sciences, utilities, and aerospace industries.

Your course will take you through the foundations of kdb+/q and explain why it is a language of choice for Big Data, high-frequency data, and real-time event processing.

We shall explain how to work with tables and q-sql effectively, how to set up tickerplants, real-time, and historical instances, and how to apply kdb+/q to machine learning problems.

We shall consider advanced applications to tree-based regression and classification, random forests, deep learning, Google DeepMind and Monte Carlo search, producing demonstrations on real-life data examples.

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