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Rochester Review
September–October 2012
Vol. 75, No. 1

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What’s Big Data Got to Do with It?Advances in computing power and a wealth of digital information are changing scientific research.By Kathleen McGarvey
fea_bigdataCREATIVE SOLUTIONS: Henry Kautz, professor and chair of computer science, says “big data” often requires a new approach to problem-solving in science. “What I think we need are more people thinking of extremely creative ways to use these machines,” he says. (Photo: Adam Fenster) More . . .