Big Data focus for University | News | – University of Edinburgh

Big Data focus for UniversityEdinburgh’s expertise in handling Big Data is to be strengthened with the appointment of medical informatics expert Professor Andrew Morris.His appointment as the University’s new Vice-Principal of Data Science will see him work closely with colleagues to create cross-disciplinary opportunities for education, research and innovation in the field.Professor Morris will advise the Principal and senior management […]

Privacy, Anonymity, and Big Data in the Social Sciences – EdTech …

You can have anonymous data or you can have open science, but you can’t have both. That’s the conclusion that several colleagues and I reach in an article now online at Queue and forthcoming in Communications of the Association of Computing Machinery. The short version: many people have called for making science more open and transparent by sharing data and posting data openly. […]

[1408.0517] Big Data Dimensional Analysis –

Abstract: The ability to collect and analyze large amounts of data is a growing problem within the scientific community. The growing gap between data and users calls for innovative tools that address the challenges faced by big data volume, velocity and variety. One of the main challenges associated with big data variety is automatically understanding the underlying structures and patterns […]

IEEE Big Data 2014 – 21 Workshops, Posters – CFP – KDnuggets

IEEE Big Data 2014 offers 21 workshops on the hottest topics in Big Data – papers due in August. Poster submissions due Sep 27. Attend the conference in Washington, D.C. and learn the latest in Big Data research.
2014 IEEE International Conference on Big Data(IEEE BigData 2014)October 27-30, 2014, Washington DC, USAIn recent years, “Big Data” has become […]

Big Data should not be a faith-based initiative – Boing Boing

The debate is a hot one, and a lot of non-technical privacy regulators have been led on by sweet promises from the companies that they regulate about the possibility of creating booming markets in highly sensitive personal data that is somehow neutralized through a magic “de-identification” process that lets information about, say, the personal lives of cancer patients be bought […]

SiSense Raises $30M More To Bring Big Data Analytics To …

SiSense, a business intelligence startup that is among those making big data analytics accessible to ordinary business users (and not just data scientists) is today announcing more funding: a $30 million Series C round led by DFJ Growth — the VC’s arm dedicated to later-stage investments that recently announced a new fund we understand to be totalling over $500 million (in May, its size […]

Big Data Veracity and the Value of Doubt | NewSci

Big Data Veracity and the Value of Doubt
by David Lawson | Jun 11, 2014 | Big Data, Cognitive Computing, knowledge, Relationships, Veractiy |
The fourth V of Big Data – Veracity – is not talked about a lot perhaps because it brings up the uncomfortable reality of the inherent uncertainty of data, especially Big Data. The more data sources you […]

How big data is providing pearls of wisdom for Tasmanian oyster …

It takes human senses to appreciate the wonders of Australia’s natural environment. But it is machine intelligence that may prove critical to our ability to manage it.Numerous projects around Australia are now using advanced data analytics techniques (also known as big data) to better understand and manage the complexity of natural systems. Modern analytical techniques – particularly the capability to […]

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]]>SAN FRANCISCO — The Hadoop open-source big data software is great at predicting things, and the more data it has to work with, the better the predictions, Charles Zedlewski, Cloudera’s vice president of products, said today at VentureBeat’s DataBeat conference.It follows that the industries that rely the most on the ability to predict will be the first to […]

Open Cloud Test Bed Bolsters Big Data Innovation – HPCwire

On Friday, in the Western Massachusetts town of Holyoke, Governor Deval Patrick and officials from industry, government and academia joined together for the official launch of a $3 million capital investment, known as the Massachusetts Open Cloud (MOC) project. The public-private initiative will establish a new cloud computing infrastructure to serve as a virtual laboratory for big data researchers and […]