30 May 2014
We are dwelling in the Big Data age. The diversity of the uses of Big Data unleashes limitless possibilities. Many people are talking about ways to use Big Data to track the collective human behaviours, monitor electoral popularity, and predict financial fluctuations in stock markets, etc. Big Data reveals both challenges and opportunities, which are not only related to technology but also to human itself. This talk will cover various current topics and trends in Big Data research. The speaker will share his relevant experiences on how to use analytics tools to obtain key metrics on online social networks, as well as present the challenges of Big Data analytics. \\ Bio: Ning Wang (Ph.D) works as Researcher at the Oxford Internet Institute. His research is driven by a deep interest in analysing a wide range of sociotechnical problems by exploiting Big Data approaches, with the hope that this work could contribute to the intersection of social behavior and computational systems.
- Mathematical Finance Internal Seminar