Faster big-data analysis

Faster big-data analysis

(Photo Credit: Christine Daniloff, MIT) We live in the age of big data, but most of that data is “sparse.” Imagine, for instance, a massive table that mapped all of Amazon’s customers against all of its products, with a “1” for each product a given customer bought and...
Using Social Media Big Data to Combat Prescription Drug Crisis

Using Social Media Big Data to Combat Prescription Drug Crisis

(Photo Credit: Dartmouth) Researchers at Dartmouth, Stanford University, and IBM Research, conducted a critical review of existing literature to determine whether social media big data can be used to understand communication and behavioral patterns related to...