Snippet: Science special collection on Dealing with Data

Posted: February 15th, 2011 | Author: | Filed under: Snippets | Tags: , , , | 2 Comments »

The February edition of Science offers a special collection of articles from scientists in a variety of fields on the challenges and opportunities of working with large amounts of data.

The overwhelming theme seems to be a need for tools, visualizations, and a common vocabulary for expressing, exploring, and working with data across disciplines.

Thanks to Chris Wiggins for the pointer.


  • http://www.consultingstatistics.org Basil

    Yeah, Dr. Gelman mentioned earlier this week in his blog that he hoped for a site devoted to the sharing of data. The problem lies in the fact of multiple ways of data storing. I believe a site devoted to combining this data and producing a common data set would be very useful.

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