Embedded Analytics and Statistics for Big Data

20th March 2014

Big data has emerged as a key concept both in the information technology and the embedded technology worlds. Such software systems are characterized by a multitude of heterogeneous connected software applications, middleware, and components such as sensors. The growing usage of cloud infrastructure makes available a wealth of data resources; smart grids, intelligent vehicle technology, and medicine are recent examples of such interconnected data sources. We’re producing approximately 1,200 exabytes of data annually, and that figure is only growing. Such a massive amount of unstructured data presents enormous and mounting challenges for business and IT executives.

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