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Big Data for the Greater Good

The explosive growth of data and advances in Big Data analytics have created a new frontier for innovation, competition, productivity, and well-being in almost every sector of our society, as well as a source of immense economic and societal value.

Updated on 10/08/2019
Published on 10/08/2019

This book highlights some of the most fascinating current uses, thought-provoking changes, and biggest challenges that Big Data means for our society. From the derivation of customer feedback-based insights to fraud detection and preserving privacy; better medical treatments; agriculture and food management; and establishing low-voltage networks – many innovations for the greater good can stem from Big Data. Given the insights it provides, this book will be of interest to both researchers in the field of Big Data, and practitioners from various fields who intend to apply Big Data technologies to improve their strategic and operational decision-making processes.


With the contribution of Odile Hologne, Head of Scientific and Technical Information at INRA, and Pascal Neveu, Head of the Mathematics, Informatics and Statistics for the Environment and Agronomy Unit at INRA Montpellier as co-authors, along with 8 other co-authors of the chapter:
Big Data in Agricultural and Food Research: Challenges and Opportunities of an Integrated Big Data E-infrastructure


Editors: Ali Emrouznejad, Vincent Charles
Springer International Publishing AG
Part of the Studies in Big Data book series (SBD, volume 42)
Print ISBN: 978-3-319-93060-9 |Online ISBN: 978-3-319-93061-9 |DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-93061-9

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