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Big Data is Big Deal: The What, Why, How and How Not of Big Data

In this presentation, we will describe what is Big Data, what it can do for us and what are its challenges - and yes, dangers. We will talk about the present projects at the Institute for Big Data  at Dal, especially concerning the oceans. We will mention some medical applications, among them those currently under way at the Institute

Category

Lectures, Seminars

Time

Starts:
Ends:

Location

Research Services Conference Room Main Floor Goldbloom Pavilion IWK Health Centre

Cost

Free

Additional Information

Facilitator: Dr. Stan Matwin Professor and Canada Researhc Chair (Tier 1) at the Faculty of Computer Science, Dalhousie University and Director of the Institute for Big Data.

Contact

idr@iwk.nshealth.ca