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Big Data Mining and Complexity

Castellani, Brian

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This book offers a much needed critical introduction to data mining and ‘big data’. Supported by multiple case studies and examples, the authors provide:

Digestible overviews of key terms and concepts relevant to using social media data in quantitative research.
A critical review of data mining and ‘big data’ from a complexity science perspective, including its future potential and limitations
A practical exploration of the challenges of putting together and managing a ‘big data’ database
An evaluation of the core mathematical and conceptual frameworks, grounded in a case-based computational modeling perspective, which form the foundations of all data mining techniques

Part of The SAGE Quantitative Research Kit, this book will give you the know-how and confidence needed to succeed on your quantitative research journey.


Castellani, B. (2022). Big Data Mining and Complexity. UK: SAGE Publications

Book Type Authored Book
Online Publication Date Mar 10, 2022
Publication Date Mar 10, 2022
Deposit Date Mar 6, 2024
Publicly Available Date Mar 14, 2024
Publisher SAGE Publications
Series Title The SAGE Quantitative Research Kit
ISBN 9781526423818
Keywords Data Mining, Complexity, Computational Modelling, Case-Based Methods
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Chapter 1: Introduction


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