HPCC Systems Technical Presentations 2020

Browse: Abstracts, Winners and runners up, Awards Ceremony (Watch Recording), Posters by HPCC Systems InternsPosters by Academic Partners, Poster Judges, Virtual Judging, Virtual Poster Booths

HPCC Systems collaborates with a number of academic institutions in the USA, Brazil, Europe and India. Our intern program, welcomes students on to the HPCC Systems platform team during the summer recess to work on HPCC Systems related projects. Our Academic Program supports research projects requiring data analytics which students also contribute to and as a result, are eligible to enter this contest. In fact, any student working on an HPCC Systems related project is welcome to enter this contest, regardless of whether they are an intern or academic partner contributor.  

We held our first technical presentation competition at our Community Day Summit in 2016. The aim of this contest is to give students working on HPCC Systems related projects, an opportunity to showcase their achievements to a wide audience of HPCC Systems open source community members and LexisNexis Risk Solutions Group employees. 

Our 2020 Poster Contest was held virtually this year, so it looked a little difference to our judges and students, but the outcome was just the same as always. We announced the winners of our Best Poster Categories and Community Choice Award during our 2020 HPCC Systems Community Day Summit. Our Community Choice Award was new in 2020 and was presented to the student whose poster received the most votes from all our Community Day attendees.

Find out about our 2020 Judging Panel, the virtual judging process and experience the virtual poster booths displayed at Community Day,

About the Students

We had 13 entries into our 2020 Poster Contest, with students presenting from 4 continents:

  • Asia

  • Europe

  • North America

  • South America

The students ranged from high school right the way through to PhD level and showcased projects covering a wide variety of topics. HPCC Systems Community Day attendees were able to meet students at our Interactive Expo and visit their poster chat room to ask questions or comment on their work and register their votes for our new Community Choice Award.

The list of students who entered our 2020 Poster Contest is shown below. Simply click on the poster title to view more details.

Students Presenting from Asia

Ambu Karthik
RV College of Engineering, India

Implementation of Generative Adversarial Networks in HPCC Systems using GNN Bundle

Atreya Bain
RV College of Engineering, India

HSQL: An SQL-like language for HPCC Systems

Varsha Jenni
RV College of Engineering, India

Hybrid Density-based Adaptive clustering using Gaussian kernel and Grid Search

Students Presenting from Europe

Nathan Halliday

The Parallel Workflow Engine

 Best Poster - Platform Enhancement

Students Presenting from North America

Gurman Singh
North Carolina State University

The Making of an Agriculture Data Lake

Jack Fields
American Heritage School of Boca/Delray

Using HPCC Systems GNN Bundle with TensorFlow to Train a Model to Find Known Faces Leveraging the Robotics API

Community Choice Award

Jefferson Mao
Lambert High School, Georgia

HPCC Systems on Google Anthos

Best Poster - Use Case

Matthias Murray
New College of Florida

Applying HPCC Systems TextVector to SEC Filings

Robert Kennedy
Florida Atlantic University

Distributed GPU Accelerated Neural Networks with GNN

Best Poster - Data Analytics

Vannel Zeufack
Kennesaw State University

Preprocessing Bundle for HPCC Systems Machine Learning Library

Yash Mishra
Clemson University

Leveraging and Evaluating Kubernetes Support on Microsoft Azure

Students Presenting from South America

Johny Chen Jy
Federal University of Santa Catarina, (UFSC), Brazil

Deltabase caching solutions: an exploratory analysis for increasing ROXIE queries performance

Lucas Varella
Federal University of Santa Catarina, (UFSC), Brazil

A Cross Provider Assessment for HPCC Systems Container Orchestration

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