Join Barton Poulson for an in-depth discussion in this video Big Data Visualization, part of Big Data Foundations: Techniques and Concepts.
- Up to this point,…we've been talking about big data,…and the things that the computers…are able to do for the humans.…On the other hand, it turns out there are certain things…that humans still do better than computers,…and visualization is one of them.…Humans are visual animals.…We work on sight, and we get…a huge amount of information that way.…Computers are very good at spotting certain patterns.…They're also very good at calculating…predictive models and doing data mining…in a way that humans would have a hard time…doing in a thousand lifetimes.…
But, humans perceive and interpret patterns…much better than computers do,…and so human vision still plays…an important role in big data.…Humans can see the patterns,…and they can see the exceptions to the patterns…or the anomalies very quickly.…They can also see those patterns across…multiple variables and groups.…They're also much better at interpreting…the content of images than computers are.…So for instance, here are some familiar examples…from what's called Gestalt patterns.…
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- What makes big data "big"
- Understanding how big data impacts consumers, businesses, and research
- Exploring the intersection of data science and big data
- Facing big data's ethical challenges
- Understanding the sources and structures of big data
- Storing big data
- Prepping big data for analysis
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What Is Big Data?
2. How Is Big Data used?
3. Big Data and Data Science
4. Ethics in Big Data
Challenges with anonymity5m 51s
5. Sources and Structures of Big Data
6. Storing Big Data
7. Preparing Data for Analysis
8. Big Data Analysis
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