Program Seeks to Nurture ‘Data Science Culture’ at Universities

November 12, 2013 7:07 PM

22 0

Program Seeks to Nurture ‘Data Science Culture’ at Universities

The modern flood of data comes in a many forms — sensor data, genomic data, web click streams and credit card transactions, to name a few. The disparate data sources are often called “silos,” suggesting the challenge of mingling different data sets to generate insights.

But if the data is in a silo, so are the people, often isolated in their fields of expertise. In universities, that problem is a key obstacle to progress in data science, according to academic research scientists.

Read more

To category page

Loading...