Ted Dunning

Ted Dunning

Los Altos, California

Ted Dunning is Chief Applications Architect at MapR Technologies and active in the open source community.

He currently serves as VP for Incubator at the Apache Foundation, as a champion and mentor for a large number of projects, and as committer and PMC member of the Apache ZooKeeper and Drill projects. He developed the t-digest algorithm used to estimate extreme quantiles. T-digest has been adopted by several open source projects. He also developed the open source log-synth project described in the book Sharing Big Data Safely (O’Reilly).

Ted was the chief architect behind the MusicMatch (now Yahoo Music) and Veoh recommendation systems, built fraud-detection systems for ID Analytics (LifeLock), and has issued 24 patents to date. Ted has a PhD in computing science from University of Sheffield. When he’s not doing data science, he plays guitar and mandolin. Ted is on Twitter as @ted_dunning.

Real-World Hadoop Real-World Hadoop
by Ted Dunning, Ellen Friedman
April 2015
Print: $24.99
Ebook: $21.25

Practical Machine Learning: Innovations in Recommendation Practical Machine Learning: Innovations in Recommendation
by Ted Dunning, Ellen Friedman
September 2014
Print: $21.99
Ebook: $18.99

Practical Machine Learning: A New Look at Anomaly Detection Practical Machine Learning: A New Look at Anomaly Detection
by Ted Dunning, Ellen Friedman
August 2014
Print: $21.99
Ebook: $18.99