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Big Data and Social Science

Sudha Menon, University of Kerala, India

265 pages
Arcler Education Inc
Big Data and Social Science discusses about how big data and social science can be employed in a system. This book comprises topics and explanations about types of big data, different big data systems and type of datasets that are considered big data. This book also sheds light on social science in aspect of big data, the web and data as well as computational social science. Readers are also given insights about topics such as necessities of computational social sciences, necessary skills for computational social science and the importance of computational social science. Discussions about text analysis in the world of big data and information visualization are also laid down in a simple manner.
Author Bio
Dr. Sudha Menon is a freelance consultant, researcher, activist and NGO professional based in India with more than 17 years of experience in social sector documentation and public policy research. She holds MA and PhD in Political Science from University of Kerala. Since 2009, she has been working for the economic empowerment of informal sector women workers in South Asia. She is the author of 12 books and many research papers published in reputed journals and magazines. Currently she serves as the Trust Council Member of ‘Citizens Rights Watch’, an international NGO based in London.