This book gathers papers presented at the second installment of the International Conference on Advanced Intelligent Systems for Sustainable Development (AI2SD-2019), which was held on July 08–11, 2019 in Marrakech, Morocco. It offers comprehensive coverage of recent advances in big data, data analytics and related paradigms. The book consists of fifty-two chapters, each of which shares the latest research in the fields of big data and data science, and describes use cases and applications of big data technologies in various domains, such as social networks and health care.
All parts of the book discuss open research problems and potential opportunities that have arisen from the rapid advances in big data technologies. In addition, the book surveys the state of the art in data science, and provides practical guidance on big data analytics and data science. Expert perspectives are provided by authoritative researchers and practitioners from around the world, who discuss research developments and emerging trends, present case studies on helpful frameworks and innovative methodologies, and suggest best practices for efficient and effective data analytics.
Chiefly intended for researchers, IT professionals and graduate students, the book represents a timely contribution to the growing field of big data, which has been recognized as one of the leading emerging technologies that will have a major impact on various fields of science and various aspects of human society over the next several decades. Therefore, the content in this book is an essential tool to help readers understand current developments, and provides them with an extensive overview of the field of big data analytics as it is practiced today. The chapters cover technical aspects of key areas that generate and use big data, such as management and finance, medicine and health care, networks, the Internet of Things, big data standards, benchmarking of systems, and others.
In addition to a diverse range of applications, key algorithmic approaches such as graph partitioning, clustering and finite mixture modeling of high-dimensional data are also covered. The varied collection of topics addressed introduces readers to the richness of the emerging field of big data analytics.