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Symposium

Big data: big data for social science research

by Mark Birkin

Fifty billions of devices will be connected by 2020, which will bring new technical challenges, specifically in data processing. Distributed intelligence, or "fog computing," might be the answer. Fog computing can provide intelligent connection of people, processes, data, and things in hierarchical IoT networks. ...


Symposium

Big Data and the Attention Economy: Big Data (Ubiquity symposium)

by Bernardo A. Huberman

Fifty billions of devices will be connected by 2020, which will bring new technical challenges, specifically in data processing. Distributed intelligence, or "fog computing," might be the answer. Fog computing can provide intelligent connection of people, processes, data, and things in hierarchical IoT networks. ...



Symposium

Big Data, Digitization, and Social Change: Big Data (Ubiquity symposium)

December 2017
by Jeffrey Johnson, Peter Denning, David Sousa-Rodrigues, Kemal A. Delic

Fifty billions of devices will be connected by 2020, which will bring new technical challenges, specifically in data processing. Distributed intelligence, or "fog computing," might be the answer. Fog computing can provide intelligent connection of people, processes, data, and things in hierarchical IoT networks. ...


Interview

The changing culture of computer science: an interview with Marianne Winslett

November 2017
Interviewed by Richard T. Snodgrass

Fifty billions of devices will be connected by 2020, which will bring new technical challenges, specifically in data processing. Distributed intelligence, or "fog computing," might be the answer. Fog computing can provide intelligent connection of people, processes, data, and things in hierarchical IoT networks. ...