The implications of big data on Research

You will write a seminar paper on big data on Research focussing on the opportunities and threats of the use of big data as a data source. The research questions are:
a. Discuss at least 3 definitions of ‘big data’ and make a substantiated choice for the one you feel is the most appropriate.
b. Develop a new idea tor the use of Big data and describe the types of data that need to be gathered, an indication of the analysis that is needed and the knowledge/information this new idea will bring us. (hint: the ‘Internet of Things’ (IoT)).
c. As we have seen recently there are some issues with the collection and use of big data. Discuss ethical implications of the use of big data.



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