Advancing Big Data for Humanitarian Needs

Samson Oluwaseun Fadiya, Serdar Saydam, Vanduhe Vany Zira
2014 Procedia Engineering  
At the present moment, almost every business is witnessing a bursting of data. Big data now available for analytics present complex, daunting challenges due to the vast number of digital data generated daily by different organizations. The public, government, and human rights organizations are adapting to this massively increasing amount of text, images, and video data available to analyze scientifically. For example, the social contribution of conflicts, political violence and disasters are
more » ... digitalized through the streaming of data. The vast amount of data has improved the global community's ability to defend and allow for progress of rights of vulnerable people around the globe.
doi:10.1016/j.proeng.2014.07.043 fatcat:7lzmu3f2mbba5eqlyfiqgo6o7m