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The Age of Big Data [eVideo - Films on Demand]

Author: Films for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm); Infobase.
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Infobase, [2014], ©2013.
Edition/Format:   eVideo : Clipart/images/graphics : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In Los Angeles, a remarkable experiment is underway; the police are trying to predict crime, before it even happens. At the heart of the city of London, one trader believes that he has found the secret of making billions with math. In South Africa, astronomers are attempting to catalog the entire cosmos. These very different worlds are united by one thing - an extraordinary explosion in data. Horizon meets the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Videorecording
Educational films
Internet videos
Additional Physical Format: Originally produced:
BBC Worldwide Ltd, 2013
Material Type: Clipart/images/graphics, Internet resource, Videorecording
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File, Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Films for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm); Infobase.
OCLC Number: 1027731074
Notes: Films on Demand eVideo.
Encoded with permission for digital streaming by Infobase on March 21, 2014.
Films On Demand is distributed by Infobase for Films for the Humanities & Sciences, Cambridge Educational, Meridian Education, and Shopware.
Title from distributor's description.
Target Audience: 8 & up.
Description: 1 streaming video file (53 min.) : sound, color
Contents: Data Explosion (1:35) --
Predicting Crime with Data (4:37) --
Developing a Crime Pattern Model (2:19) --
Self Excitation Algorithm (3:15) --
Predictive Policing (3:59) --
Epidemiology Founder (4:23) --
Mining a Genetic Database (3:32) --
Analyzing Market Behavior (3:53) --
Predicting Market Behavior (6:22) --
Analyzing Consumer Behavior (2:43) --
Decision Theory (4:49) --
Predicting Consumer Behavior (2:16) --
Analyzing the Cosmos (4:30) --
Cataloging the Universe (3:01) --
Credits: The Age of Big Data (0:45) --
Data! (16:00).
Responsibility: BBC Worldwide Ltd.

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In Los Angeles, a remarkable experiment is underway; the police are trying to predict crime, before it even happens. At the heart of the city of London, one trader believes that he has found the secret of making billions with math. In South Africa, astronomers are attempting to catalog the entire cosmos. These very different worlds are united by one thing - an extraordinary explosion in data. Horizon meets the people at the forefront of the data revolution, and reveals the possibilities and the promise of the age of big data.

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