02 Dec '12, 2pm

Big Data: A Blessing and A Curse

Big Data: A Blessing and A Curse

is not just a data silo, but rather this term when all the relevant part of data is used for a specific purpose. Although there should be clear boundaries between data segments that belong to specific objectives, this very concept is misleading and can undermine potential opportunities. For example, scientists working on human genome data may improve their analysis if they could take the entire content (publications) on Medline (or Pubmed) and analyze it in conjunction with the human genome data. However, this requires natural language processing (semantic) technology combined with bioinformatics algorithms, which is an unusual coupling at best.

Full article: http://www.searchenginejournal.com/big-data-blessing/53528/

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