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Kristina Lerman is the featured blogger at the SIGMOD blog.

Visit wp.sigmod.org to read Kristina's blog on "The Curses of Heterogeneity in Big Data."

The Curses of Heterogeneity in Big Data

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Both theoretical and empirical research may be unnecessarily complicated by failure to recognize the effects of heterogeneity” – Vaupel & Yashin

Big Data is daily topic of conversation among data analysts, with much said and written about its promises and pitfalls. The issue of heterogeneity, however, has received scant attention. This is unfortunate, since failing to take heterogeneity into account can easily derail the discoveries one makes using these data.

Visit  http://wp.sigmod.org/?p=960 to read more.

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