'Big Data' Category

  • Using Clojure for Sentiment Analysis of the Twittersphere

    January 15, 2015

    One of my favourite talks to give in 2014 was about sentiment analysis using Clojure. I’ve pulled together one of the videos with the slides below. In particular, thank you to audiences in Belgium, Poland and Germany for making sure I pronounced datensparsamkeit correctly 😉

  • Medical Image Analysis with Hadoop

    April 24, 2013

    I recently did an investigation into the use of Hadoop in medical image analysis where the aim was to automate the calculation of lung volume from 3D CT thorax. The project was successful (details outlined in previous link), however what became apparent over the course of the investigation is that there are many ways to attempt […]

  • Big Data – Part 2: The Technologies on the Landscape

    November 25, 2012

    Continuing from Big Data – Part 1: Big What? where I explored what the concept of Big Data is and the possibilities it presents, I now want to to consider the constituent parts which together make up Big Data. I also want to look at some of the key vendors and products on the market […]

  • Big Data – Part 1: Big What?

    November 18, 2012

    Big Data is a topic which I find very exciting. Data provides knowledge; it provides insight; it highlights trends; lets us glimpse the future; helps us to understanding the past. Data allows us to learn from our mistakes. It allows us to make expert decisions at difficult times. It can keep loved ones alive whether […]