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10/16/2014
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Ebola Outbreak A Test For Data Mining, Analytics

Combining real-time and official data can offer new insights on disease progression, but reliability questions remain.

The Ebola virus. (Image: CDC)
The Ebola virus.
(Image: CDC)

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pfretty
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10/27/2014 | 7:45:03 PM
Re: Interesting case study of a real-world crisis
Talk about an opportunity to increase awareness of data potential. While no one wants to see it come on the backs of sickness, it could prove useful in further developing and garnering investments in enhanced capabilities. 

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10/17/2014 | 7:05:14 AM
Interesting case study of a real-world crisis
This growing crisis does provide a great proving ground to see how big data and traditional data mining technologies and techniques can work together to provide a fast and reliable model of what is happening.
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