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National Research Council. 1996. Massive Data Sets: Proceedings of a Workshop. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press.

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218 pages | 8.5 x 11 | Paperback
ISBN: 978-0-309-05694-6
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Opening Remarks 1-2
PART I Participant's Expectations for the Workshop 3-12
PART II Applications Papers 13-14
Earth Observation Systems: What Shall We Do with the Data we Are Expecting in 1998? 15-22
Information Retrieval: Finding Needles in Massive Haystacks 23-32
Statistics and Massive Data Sets: one View from the Social Sciences 33-38
The Challenge of Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging 39-46
Marketing 47-50
Massive Data Sets: Guidelines and Practical Experience from Health Care 51-68
Massive Data Sets in Semiconductor Manufacturing 69-76
Management Issues in the Analysis of Large-Scale Crime Data Sets 77-80
Analyzing Telephone Network Data 81-92
Massive Data Assimilation/Fusion in Atmospheric Models and Analysis: Statistical, Physical, and Computational Challenges 93-103
PART III Additional Invited Papers 103-104
Massive Data Sets and Artificial Intelligence Planning 105-114
Massive Data Sets: Problems and Possiblities, with Application to Environmental Monitoring 115-120
Visualizing Large Datasets 121-128
From Massive Data Sets to Science Catalogs: Applications and Challenges 129-142
Information Retrieval and the Statistics of Large Data Sets 143-148
Some Ideas About the Exploratory Spatial Analysis of Large Data Sets 149-156
Massive Data Sets in Navy Problems 157-168
Massive Data Sets Workshop: The Morning After 169-184
PART IV Fundamental Issues and Grand Challenges 185-186
Panel Discussion 187-202
Items for Ongoing Consideration 203-204
Closing Remarks 205-206
Appendix: Workshop Participants 207-208

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