The fine folks behind the Big Data Journal have just published a new e-book Big Data: Harnessing the Power of Big Data Through Education and Data-Driven Decision Making. (Note: Adobe Flash is required to view the e-book.) In the eBook, you'll find the following technical papers on the topics of Big Data, Data Science, and R:
- Data Science and its Relationship to Big Data and Data-Driven Decision Making, by Foster Provost and Tom Fawcett.
- Predictive Modeling With Big Data: Is Bigger Really Better?, by Enric Junqué de Fortuny, David Martens, and Foster Provost.
- Educating the Next Generation of Data Scientists, a roundtable discussion including Edd Dumbill, Elizabeth D. Liddy, Jeffrey Stanton, Kate Mueller, and Shelly Farnham
- Delivering Value from Big Data with Revolution R Enterprise and Hadoop, by Thomas Dinsmore and Bill Jacobs.
There's also a video introduction to the papers from yours truly. View the e-book — sponsored by Revolution Analytics — here: Big Data: Harnessing the Power of Big Data Through Education and Data-Driven Decision Making