Riding the multimedia big data wave

John R. Smith
2013 Proceedings of the 36th international ACM SIGIR conference on Research and development in information retrieval - SIGIR '13  
Across multiple generations of information technology that have dealt with structured and unstructured data, the explosion of multimedia data is creating the biggest wave of all. Huge volumes of multimedia -images, video and audio are being generated and consumed daily. Currently, multimedia makes up 60% of internet traffic, 70% of mobile phone traffic and 70% of all available unstructured data.
doi:10.1145/2484028.2494492 dblp:conf/sigir/Smith13 fatcat:wc3q33ctabdgbltrszcsdszcwa