A Personal Perspective on the Origin(s) and Development of 'Big Data': The Phenomenon, the Term, and the Discipline, Second Version
8 Pages Posted: 18 Jan 2013
Date Written: November 26, 2012
I investigate Big Data, the phenomenon, the term, and the discipline, with emphasis on origins of the term, in industry and academics, in computer science and statistics/econometrics. Big Data the phenomenon continues unabated, Big Data the term is now firmly entrenched, and Big Data the discipline is emerging.
Keywords: massive data, computing, statistics, econometrics
JEL Classification: C81, C82
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