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Boris Glavic

Why Uncertainty is Unavoidable and What We Can Do About That

Analytics, Data Preparation, Databases

Uncertainty arises naturally in many application domain due to measurement errors, human error in data entry or transformation, missing data and bias in data collection, missing values, and many other reasons. When uncertainty is ignored during data preprocessing and analysis, this leads to hard to trace errors which can have severe real world implications such […]

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bigvis2020

Big Data Visualization and Analytics: Future Research Challenges and Emerging Applications – Part 2

Analytics, Big Data, Visualization

Data visualization and analytics are nowadays one of the cornerstones of Data Science, turning the abundance of Big Data being produced through modern systems into actionable knowledge. Indeed, the Big Data era has realized the availability of voluminous datasets that are dynamic, noisy and heterogeneous in nature. Transforming a data-curious user into someone who can […]

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Vikram Pudi

Simulating Infection Spread

Analytics, Visualization

It might seem obvious that reducing social movement will reduce the spread of infection. However, it is not obvious how much it will reduce. Will it be enough to stop the virus? Will it only slow it down? How long do we expect the virus to last in regions with differing population densities? While there […]

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bigvis2020

Big Data Visualization and Analytics: Future Research Challenges and Emerging Applications – Part 1

Analytics, Big Data, Visualization

Data visualization and analytics are nowadays one of the cornerstones of Data Science, turning the abundance of Big Data being produced through modern systems into actionable knowledge. Indeed, the Big Data era has realized the availability of voluminous datasets that are dynamic, noisy and heterogeneous in nature. Transforming a data-curious user into someone who can […]

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Yunyao Li and Shivakumar Vaithyanathan

Role of AI in Enterprise Applications

Analytics, Machine Learning

The recent return of AI summer and the enthusiastic uptake of AI in the commercial world can be loosely attributed to three innovations: Apple’s Siri, Google’s self-driving cars, and IBM Watson Jeopardy. This enthusiasm stems from the belief that AI will influence a wide range of applications across multiple industry segments. While such enthusiasm is, […]

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