Exploring the inherent technical challenges in realizing the potential of Big Data

@inproceedings{JagadishExploringTI,
  title={Exploring the inherent technical challenges in realizing the potential of Big Data},
  author={H. V. Jagadish and Johannes Gehrke and Alexandros Labrinidis and Yannis Papakonstantinou and Jignesh M. Patel and Raghu Ramakrishnan and Cyrus Shahabi}
}
IN A BROAD range of application areas, data is being collected at an unprecedented scale. Decisions that previously were based on guesswork, or on painstakingly handcrafted models of reality, can now be made using data-driven mathematical models. The Sloan Digital Sky Survey 23 has transformed astronomy from a field where taking pictures of the sky was a large part of an astronomer's job to one where the pictures are already in a database, and the astronomer's task is to find interesting… CONTINUE READING