Gus Hunt on the importance of Link Analysis

The StructureData conference sponsored by GigaOm, occurring this week in New York, is an annual nexus for all technologies and big thinking related to big data and analytics. This year, as a clear indicator of the rising influence of the government and intelligence community in big date tech, Gus Hunt, the Chief Technology Officer of the CIA delivered one of the keynotes. It was a riveting talk that outlined both the extraordinary practices already in use, and also laid out...

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JHU Math Department ArXive Collaboration Analysis

To familiarize myself with the software, I decided to create a data set and load it into Centrifuge. I needed to find a data set that made the best use of Centrifuge’s strengths — visualizing big data to discover patterns and relationships. I decided to use the arXiv. Instead of traditional but expensive academic journals, researchers can submit papers to the arXiv.  Some, but not all, of the papers are preprints of articles due to appear in academic journals The...

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