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Big Data for the Greater Good

  • Ali Emrouznejad
  • Vincent Charles


  • Highlights recent developments and challenges in Big Data

  • Introduces novel optimization algorithms and codes that can be used in the Big Data setting and are useful for the public

  • Written by respected experts in the field


Part of the Studies in Big Data book series (SBD, volume 42)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-x
  2. Vincent Charles, Ali Emrouznejad
    Pages 1-18
  3. Vincent Charles, Tatiana Gherman
    Pages 19-33
  4. Celia Satiko Ishikiriyama, Carlos Francisco Simoes Gomes
    Pages 35-50
  5. Marketa Janatova, Miroslav Uller, Olga Stepankova, Peter Brezany, Marek Lenart
    Pages 101-127
  6. Pythagoras Karampiperis, Rob Lokers, Pascal Neveu, Odile Hologne, George Kakaletris, Leonardo Candela et al.
    Pages 129-150
  7. Danica Vukadinović Greetham, Laura Hattam
    Pages 151-169
  8. Kurt Nielsen
    Pages 183-204

About this book


This book highlights some of the most fascinating current uses, thought-provoking changes, and biggest challenges that Big Data means for our society. 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. 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.


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Editors and affiliations

  • Ali Emrouznejad
    • 1
  • Vincent Charles
    • 2
  1. 1.Operations and Information Management, Aston Business SchoolAston UniversityBirminghamUnited Kingdom
  2. 2.Buckingham Business SchoolUniversity of BuckinghamBuckinghamUnited Kingdom

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