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November 17–November 20, 2020
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Wednesday, November 18 • 4:55pm - 5:30pm
How to Build a Cloud Native Image Recognition Solution - Rolando Carrasco, SPS & Akshai Parthasarathy, Oracle

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Fn Project is an open source project for serverless functions. We want to share how we used Fn, AutoML Natural Language Processing, and K8s to improve older Optical Character Recognition (OCR) technology. The resulting image recognition application has been extensively tested at a bank in Mexico. Unlike older OCR tech, the new application does not use pre-defined markers such as “name,” “phone number,” or “address” to extract information. Instead, it works by recognizing these fields using machine learning – even if the ML model has not been trained with a document/picture of that type. The audience will learn how to create and scale serverless functions and Kubernetes. In addition, we will demonstrate how to leverage AutoML to read documents/pictures from any source, classify and extract fields of interest using a pre-trained ML model, store information to a NoSQL database.

Speakers
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Rolando Carrasco

CTO, SPS
Rolando Carrasco is CTO of SPS Mexico. He has extensive experience building and designing distributed systems. His background is in integration technologies, and now he is very focused on API Management and Cloud Native development. He is a coauthor of this book: https://amzn.to/3g6JTfz... Read More →
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Akshai Parthasarathy

Principal Director, Cloud Native & DevOps, Oracle Cloud
Akshai is part of the Oracle Cloud team focusing on Cloud Native and DevOps. He has over 12 years of experience in the tech industry and is a graduate of UC Berkeley and Georgia Tech. When not working, he enjoys keeping up with the latest in technology and meeting other members of... Read More →



Wednesday November 18, 2020 4:55pm - 5:30pm EST
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