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Winning at Big Data: What’s Math Got to Do with It? (A Lot)

Big Data describes a new era in the digital age in which the volume, velocity and variety of data created across a wide range of fields – from Internet search and social media to finance and healthcare to defense and … Continue reading

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Spreadsheets and Big Data

Five Questions with Database Expert Mike Cafarella Database expert Michael Cafarella, professor at the University of Michigan, keynoted February 1 at the annual New England Database Summit, hosted at MIT CSAIL in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Professor Cafarella’s presentation mesmerized the audience with the reality that the lowly spreadsheet is, … Continue reading

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