The Human Face of Big Data

Author: Rick Smolan,Jennifer Erwitt

Publisher: Sterling Publishing (NY)

ISBN: 9781454908272

Category: Computers

Page: 223

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The authors invited more than 100 journalists worldwide to use photographs, charts and essays to explore the world of big data and its growing influence on our lives and society.

The Human Element of Big Data

Issues, Analytics, and Performance

Author: Geetam S. Tomar,Narendra S. Chaudhari,Robin Singh Bhadoria,Ganesh Chandra Deka

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 149875418X

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 351

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The proposed book talks about the participation of human in Big Data.How human as a component of system can help in making the decision process easier and vibrant.It studies the basic build structure for big data and also includes advanced research topics.In the field of Biological sciences, it comprises genomic and proteomic data also. The book swaps traditional data management techniques with more robust and vibrant methodologies that focus on current requirement and demand through human computer interfacing in order to cope up with present business demand. Overall, the book is divided in to five parts where each part contains 4-5 chapters on versatile domain with human side of Big Data.

Ethical Challenges in Oncology

Patient Care, Research, Education, and Economics

Author: Colleen Gallagher,Michael Ewer

Publisher: Academic Press

ISBN: 0128039019

Category: Medical

Page: 348

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Ethical Challenges in Oncology: Patient Care, Research, Education, and Economics covers a wide variety of topics and viewpoints about ethical issues that arise in oncology throughout the full cancer care continuum. This book provides a holistic view on oncology ethics, incorporating the knowledge and expertise of authors from various departments and oncology specialties within the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center. The first section focuses on the ethical issues associated with treating cancer patients. Next, the ethical challenges associated with oncology research, including funding, regulation, subject selection and the big picture are explored. The third section covers ethical issues associated with education in oncology as it reflects both past and future trends in developing proficient health care providers, patients and even executives. Final sections concentrate on the ethical dilemmas associated with the economic repercussions of oncology, offering thoughts on how to alleviate the ethical consequences that can arise from the global effects of cancer and cancer treatment. Each chapter includes discussion topics, answers pertinent questions and provides an ethical framework for problem- solving in each scenario. The topics uncover the ethical apprehensions and problems associated with oncology research and practice in order to determine best practices as well as provide guidance for all parties involved. Offers a diverse range of topics and viewpoints about ethical issues that arise in oncology Provides direction by bringing real issues to the forefront Contains a truly ethical approach on problems as broad as research, finance, appropriateness of care, and professional education

Big Data

Author: Kristin Fontichiaro

Publisher: Cherry Lake

ISBN: 1634727770

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 32

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What do you do when a data set seems too large or complex to handle? In this book, students will learn how the collection and use of data plays an important role in projects of all kinds. Fun, engaging text introduces readers to new ideas and builds on concepts they may already know. Additional tools, including a glossary and an index, help students learn new vocabulary and locate information.

Big Data and Cloud Computing for Development

Lessons from Key Industries and Economies in the Global South

Author: Nir Kshetri,Torbjörn Fredriksson,Diana Carolina Rojas Torres

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

ISBN: 1134973373

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 224

View: 8443


This book provides a framework for evaluating big data and cloud computing based on how they evolve to fit users’ needs in developing countries in key areas, such as agriculture and education. The authors discuss how this framework can be utilized by businesses, governments, and consumers to accelerate economic growth and overcome information and communication barriers. By examining the ways in which cloud computing can drive social, economic, and environmental transformation, readers gain a nuanced understanding of the opportunities and challenges these technologies offer. The authors also provide an authoritative and up-to-date account of big data’s diffusion into a wide range of developing economies, such as Brazil and China, illustrating key concepts through in-depth case studies. Special attention is paid to economic development in the context of the new Sustainable Development Goals formulated by the United Nations, introducing readers to the most modern standard of economic evaluation. Students of information management, entrepreneurship, and development, as well as policy makers, researchers, and practitioners, will find Big Data and Cloud Computing for Development an interesting read and a useful reference source.

Information and Communication Technology

Second IFIP TC 5/8 International Conference, ICT-EurAsia 2014, Bali, Indonesia, April 14-17, 2014, Proceedings

Author: Linawati,Made Sudiana Mahendra,Erich J. Neuhold,A Min Tjoa,Ilsun You

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 3642550320

Category: Computers

Page: 699

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This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the Second IFIP TC 5/8 International Conference on Information and Communication Technology, ICT-Eur Asia 2014, with the collocation of Asia ARES 2014 as a special track on Availability, Reliability and Security, held in Bali, Indonesia, in April 2014. The 70 revised full papers presented were carefully reviewed and selected from numerous submissions. The papers have been organized in the following topical sections: applied modeling and simulation; mobile computing; advanced urban-scale ICT applications; semantic web and knowledge management; cloud computing; image processing; software engineering; collaboration technologies and systems; e-learning; data warehousing and data mining; e-government and e-health; biometric and bioinformatics systems; network security; dependable systems and applications; privacy and trust management; cryptography; multimedia security and dependable systems and applications.

The Good Fight

America's Ongoing Struggle for Justice

Author: Rick Smolan,Jennifer Erwitt

Publisher: Against All Odds Productions

ISBN: 9781454927341

Category: History

Page: 240

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From the creator of the bestselling "Day in the Life" series comes an extraordinary book focusing on oppressed groups in the United States. Through 170 powerful photographs, The Good Fight captures the oppression--and the successes--experienced by Women, African Americans, Native Americans, Jews, Muslims, the LGBTQ community, Latinos, Asian Americans, and the Disabled. In addition to the eloquent images and graphics, The Good Fight includes eight short guest essays from esteemed representatives of each group.

Data Science and Big Data Analytics

ACM-WIR 2018

Author: Durgesh Kumar Mishra,Xin-She Yang,Aynur Unal

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 9811076413

Category: Computers

Page: 406

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This book presents conjectural advances in big data analysis, machine learning and computational intelligence, as well as their potential applications in scientific computing. It discusses major issues pertaining to big data analysis using computational intelligence techniques, and the conjectural elements are supported by simulation and modelling applications to help address real-world problems. An extensive bibliography is provided at the end of each chapter. Further, the main content is supplemented by a wealth of figures, graphs, and tables, offering a valuable guide for researchers in the field of big data analytics and computational intelligence.

Making Big Data Work for Your Business

Author: Sudhi Sinha

Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd

ISBN: 1783000996

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 170

View: 1508


If your are interested in the power of Big Data to drive improvement in your business, then this book will help you build and initiate a project for positive change.