Mining Big Data - Challenges and Opportunities

Zaher Al Aghbari


Nowadays, the daily amount of generated data is measured in exabytes. Such huge data is now referred to as Big Data. Big data mining leads to the discovery of the useful information from huge data repositories. However, this huge amount of data hinders existing data mining tools and thus creates new research challenges that open the door for new research opportunities. In this paper, we provide an overview of the research challenges and opportunities of big data mining. We present the technologies and platforms that are required for mining big data. A number of applications that can benefit from mining big data are also discussed. We discuss the status of big data mining, current efforts and future research directions in the UAE.


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Paper Citation

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Al Aghbari Z. (2015). Mining Big Data - Challenges and Opportunities . In Proceedings of the 17th International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 1: ICEIS, ISBN 978-989-758-096-3, pages 379-384. DOI: 10.5220/0005463803790384

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author={Zaher Al Aghbari},
title={Mining Big Data - Challenges and Opportunities},
booktitle={Proceedings of the 17th International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 1: ICEIS,},

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JO - Proceedings of the 17th International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 1: ICEIS,
TI - Mining Big Data - Challenges and Opportunities
SN - 978-989-758-096-3
AU - Al Aghbari Z.
PY - 2015
SP - 379
EP - 384
DO - 10.5220/0005463803790384