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Mining Multimedia Documents

Wahiba Ben Abdessalem Karaa, Nilanjan Dey
April 26, 2017

The information age has led to an explosion in the amount of information available to the individual and the means by which it is accessed, stored, viewed, and transferred. In particular, the growth of the internet has led to the creation of huge repositories of multimedia documents in a diverse...

Actionable Intelligence in Healthcare

Jay Liebowitz, Amanda Dawson
April 25, 2017

This book shows healthcare professionals how to turn data points into meaningful knowledge upon which they can take effective action. Actionable intelligence can take many forms, from informing health policymakers on effective strategies for the population to providing direct and predictive insights...

The Analytics Process: Strategic and Tactical Steps

Eduardo Rodriguez
February 02, 2017

This book is about the process of using analytics and the capabilities of analytics in today’s organizations. Cutting through the buzz surrounding the term analytics and the overloaded expectations about using analytics, the book demystifies analytics with an in-depth examination of concepts...

Bioinformatics Database Systems

Kevin Byron, Katherine G. Herbert, Jason T. L. Wang
December 15, 2016

Modern biological databases comprise not only data, but also sophisticated query facilities and bioinformatics data analysis tools. This book provides an exploration through the world of Bioinformatics Database Systems. The book summarizes the popular and innovative bioinformatics repositories...

Oracle Business Intelligence and Essbase Solutions Guide

Rosendo Abellera, Lakshman Bulusu
December 12, 2016

This book highlights the practical aspects of using Oracle Essbase and Oracle Business Intelligence Enterprise Edition (OBIEE) as a comprehensive BI solution. It explains the key steps involved in Oracle Essbase and OBIEE implementations. Using case studies, the book covers Oracle Essbase for...

Disk-Based Algorithms for Big Data

Christopher G. Healey
December 07, 2016

Disk-Based Algorithms for Big Data is a product of recent advances in the areas of big data, data analytics, and the underlying file systems and data management algorithms used to support the storage and analysis of massive data collections. The book discusses hard disks and their impact on data...

Big Data Computing: A Guide for Business and Technology Managers

Vivek Kale
December 01, 2016

This book unravels the mystery of Big Data computing and its power to transform business operations. The approach it uses will be helpful to any professional who must present a case for realizing Big Data computing solutions or to those who could be involved in a Big Data computing project. It...

Sport Business Analytics: Using Data to Increase Revenue and Improve Operational Efficiency

C. Keith Harrison, Scott Bukstein
November 21, 2016

Developing and implementing a systematic analytics strategy can result in a sustainable competitive advantage within the sport business industry. This timely and relevant book provides practical strategies to collect data and then convert that data into meaningful, value-added information and...

Large Scale and Big Data: Processing and Management

Sherif Sakr, Mohamed Gaber
November 16, 2016

Large Scale and Big Data: Processing and Management provides readers with a central source of reference on the data management techniques currently available for large-scale data processing. Presenting chapters written by leading researchers, academics, and practitioners, it addresses the...

Fundamentals of Database Indexing and Searching

Arnab Bhattacharya
November 16, 2016

Fundamentals of Database Indexing and Searching presents well-known database searching and indexing techniques. It focuses on similarity search queries, showing how to use distance functions to measure the notion of dissimilarity. After defining database queries and similarity search queries, the...

The Human Element of Big Data: Issues, Analytics, and Performance

Geetam S. Tomar, Narendra S. Chaudhari, Robin Singh Bhadoria, Ganesh Chandra Deka
September 30, 2016

The proposed book talks about the participation of human in Big Data.How human as a component of system can help in making the decision process easier and vibrant.It studies the basic build structure for big data and also includes advanced research topics.In the field of Biological sciences, it...

Data Privacy: Principles and Practice

Nataraj Venkataramanan, Ashwin Shriram
August 19, 2016

The book covers data privacy in depth with respect to data mining, test data management, synthetic data generation etc. It formalizes principles of data privacy that are essential for good anonymization design based on the data format and discipline. The principles outline best practices and...