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Statisticians' Place in Big Data
Amstat News (2013)
  • Sherri Rose, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
Abstract
Big Data has become the new buzz phrase in the world of information collection and analysis. The experiments we conduct and the observational data we collect continue to grow in size, due to rapidly expanding technology. Large data sets also have drawn the attention of young people, with undergraduate and graduate students choosing computer science, engineering, and statistics for their programs of study. Each of these disciplines brings something unique to the table when discussing the challenges of Big Data, and interdisciplinary collaborations are becoming increasingly common.
Publication Date
February, 2013
Citation Information
Sherri Rose. "Statisticians' Place in Big Data" Amstat News, 428:28, 2013.