• Identify trends driven by big data in the areas such as information, transportation, manufacturing, healthcare, finance, marketing, etc.
  • Conceive strategies to take advantage of opportunities
  • Form collaborations for future efforts between industry and academia across the world
  • Promote educational programs in data science & technology

Topics presented in Symposium

  • Decision Making in the World of Big Data
  • Ethics of Big Data
  • Big Data Analytics across Disciplines
    • Machine Learning Projects at TTU Applied Vision Lab
    • Ambient intelligence in Reality Mining – a Big Data Perspective
    • Scalable Spatiotemporal Analysis of Location-based Social Media Data
    • Neural Correlates of 4-D visualizations. A comparison of Balloon Races and 3-D surface graphs
    • Speeding up Scientific Discovery with In-Advance Computing Model
    • Using Property Graphs for Rich Metadata Management in HPC Systems
    • Business Intelligence for Short-term Employment Human Resource Management – The Case of TimeForge
    • Advances in Big Data Mining on Hadoop – the Rising of H2O
  • Business Analytics with Big Data
    • Investor Demand for Information in Newly Issued Securities
    • Sentiment Analysis in Social Media Platforms
    • The Data Resource and Opportunities by United Market
    • Modeling Cross-Category Dependencies in Households’ Purchase Incidence Outcomes
    • A Comparative Study on Hotel Consumers’ Online Feedback Behaviors
    • Higher Education Institutions Acquiring Distance Education Content from Commercial Vendors
    • A Study of a Call Center in B2B E-market
    • Using the text-mining approach to analysis customers' reviews on Yelp restaurant services
  • Roundtable: Cloud & Big Data Intelligence and Security: Hype, Reality, and Opportunities Organizers
  • General Coordinators: Zhangxi Lin, Ravi Vadapalli, Yong Chen
  • Program Coordinator: Bina Saman, saman.bina@ttu.edu
  • Publicity Coordinator: Roman Gaus Alam, gaus.alam@ttu.edu, Tianxi Dong, Tianxi.dong@ttu.edu
  • Organizing coordinator: Mink Sirisomboonsuk, pinyarat.sirisomboonsuk@ttu.edu
  • Poster Publication: Anagha Zadbuke, anagha.zadbuke@ttu.edu
  • Secretarial Coordinator: Rashid Patel, pinyarat.sirisomboonsuk@ttu.edu


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