Promises and Challenges of Big Data Computing in Health Sciences

  title={Promises and Challenges of Big Data Computing in Health Sciences},
  author={Tao Huang and Liang Lan and Xuexian Fang and Peng An and Junxia Min and Fudi Wang},
  journal={Big Data Research},
With the development of smart devices and cloud computing, more and more public health data can be collected from various sources and can be analyzed in an unprecedented way. The huge social and academic impact of such developments caused a worldwide buzz for big data. In this review article, we summarized the latest applications of Big Data in health sciences, including the recommendation systems in healthcare, internet-based epidemic surveillance, sensor-based health conditions and food… CONTINUE READING