Big data refers to such collection of data that are so huge in volume or complex in variety that they cannot be processed using conventional data processing applications.
Big data is usually characterized by 5 Vs: that are Volume (the size of data), Variety (the type and nature of the data), Velocity (the speed at which data is generated and required to be processed), Variability and Veracity.
Want to learn more on Big Data?
IEEE is organizing a workshop on Big Data that will target the beginners in Data Science subject to explore Big Data and related technologies.
Date: 27th August, 2016
Time: 10:00 AM – 18:00 PM
Venue: University Of Central Punjab, Khayaban-e-Jinnah Road, Johar Town, Lahore.
Fees: IEEE Members 500 RS | Non-IEEE Members 600 RS
Workshop content outline:
a. What is Big Data?
b. Why Big Data?
c. When – Data is really a problem?
d. Data science for social goods
Big Data Architecture
a. Operational Database Supporting Big Data (related stuff – technical knowledge)
b. Tools & Techniques – technical knowledge
The role of cloud computing in big data
a. Data Privacy, Security, Ownership considerations working with the Cloud
Data mining & famous algorithms
a. How to become a data scientist – Pathway
b. Skills set of a data scientist