Small Data, Data Infrastructures and Big Data

Rob Kitchin, Tracey P. Lauriault
2014 Social Science Research Network  
The production of academic knowledge has progressed for the past few centuries using small data studies characterized by sampled data generated to answer specific questions. It is a strategy that has been remarkably successful, enabling the sciences, social sciences and humanities to advance in leaps and bounds.
doi:10.2139/ssrn.2376148 fatcat:2kyeh3l2vvdirakhofmradlnna