Studies in Big Data

Guide to Big Data Applications

Editors: Srinivasan, S. (Ed.)

  • Features a wide range of big data applications covering medicine, science, and business;
  • Includes contributions from leading academics and business leaders from around the world;
  • Presented in a way so readers can adapt approaches used in other fields to their own fields.
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About this book

This handbook brings together a variety of approaches to the uses of big data in multiple fields, primarily science, medicine, and business. This single resource features contributions from researchers around the world from a variety of fields, where they share their findings and experience. This book is intended to help spur further innovation in big data. The research is presented in a way that allows readers, regardless of their field of study, to learn from how applications have proven successful and how similar applications could be used in their own field. Contributions stem from researchers in fields such as physics,   biology, energy, healthcare, and   business. The contributors also discuss important topics such as fraud detection, privacy implications, legal perspectives, and ethical handling of big data.

About the authors

Dr. S. Srinivasan is the Associate Dean for Academic Affairs and Research as well as the Distinguished Professor of Information Systems at the Jesse H. Jones (JHJ) School of Business at Texas Southern University (TSU) in Houston, Texas, USA. He is the Director of Graduate Programs at the JHJ School of Business. Prior to coming to TSU, he was Chairman of the Division of International Business and Technology Studies at Texas A & M International University in Laredo. He spent 23 years at the University of Louisville (UofL) in Kentucky where he started the Information Security Program as a collaborative effort of multiple colleges. He was Director of the InfoSec program until 2010 when he left for Texas. The program was designated a National Center of Academic Excellence in Information Assurance Education by the US National Security Agency and the Department of Homeland Security. He successfully wrote several grant proposals in support of the InfoSec Program. His two books on Cloud Computing are “Security, Trust, and Regulatory Aspects of Cloud Computing in Business Environments” and “Cloud Computing Basics”. His area of research is Information Security. He is the Editor-in-Chief for the Southwestern Business Administration Journal. He has taught Management of Information Systems and Computer Science courses. He spent his sabbatical leaves from UofL at Siemens in their R & D facility in Munich, Germany; UPS Air Group in Louisville, KY; and GE Appliance Park in Louisville, KY. Besides these industry experiences, he has done consulting work for US Army, IBM and a major hospital company in Louisville, KY. He is currently a Cybersecurity Task Force member of the Greater Houston Partnership.

Table of contents (19 chapters)

  • Strategic Applications of Big Data

    Weinman, Joe

    Pages 3-27

  • Start with Privacy by Design in All Big Data Applications

    Cavoukian, Ann (et al.)

    Pages 29-48

  • Privacy Preserving Federated Big Data Analysis

    Dai, Wenrui (et al.)

    Pages 49-82

  • Word Embedding for Understanding Natural Language: A Survey

    Li, Yang (et al.)

    Pages 83-104

  • Big Data Solutions to Interpreting Complex Systems in the Environment

    Chi, Hongmei (et al.)

    Pages 107-124

Buy this book

eBook $139.00
price for USA (gross)
  • ISBN 978-3-319-53817-4
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: PDF, EPUB
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Hardcover $179.00
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-3-319-53816-7
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Guide to Big Data Applications
Editors
  • S. Srinivasan
Series Title
Studies in Big Data
Series Volume
26
Copyright
2018
Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright Holder
Springer International Publishing AG
eBook ISBN
978-3-319-53817-4
DOI
10.1007/978-3-319-53817-4
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-319-53816-7
Series ISSN
2197-6503
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XVII, 565
Number of Illustrations and Tables
50 b/w illustrations, 155 illustrations in colour
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