Don’t Panic! Demystifying Big Data, Data Science and all that.

Date
12 September 2018 - 15:30-16:30
Location
Hicks building, Lecture Theatre 7
Speaker
Rob Baxter, EPCC

Abstract: The world’s digital data are still doubling in number every year or so, and research is a big culprit. Whether you measure it by volume, velocity or variety, research data is getting Big. All is not lost, though. It is challenging, and it does take a slightly different approach, but dealing with oodles of research data is not as terrifying as it seems. In this talk I aim to give researchers some practical ideas on working with “big” research data, illustrated with examples of how we manage stuff like this at EPCC.

Bio: https://www.epcc.ed.ac.uk/about/staff/dr-rob-baxter

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