Special Issue of the IBM Journal of Research and Development
the increasing growth of bandwidth and storage space, along with the
proliferation of mobile devices, the information we generate and consume is
becoming much more visual. On the content-generation side, multimedia data
(image and video) is being generated and consumed at an extraordinary pace.
consumed, one expectation is that complex information will be packaged and
delivered visually and enable data scientists as well as business users to
interact in real-time with the data. Additionally, visual analytics improves
the comprehension, appreciation, trust in, and communication of analytics
results and insights for both business and scientific users.
IBM guest editors for this issue Aya
Soffer and Hui
Su note, innovative methods, technologies, and systems are needed to manage
and extract meaningful insight from this data, due to this continued growth of
multimedia content. Similarly, in the
area of visual analytics, new systems and techniques are needed to handle large
datasets, to allow intuitive interfaces that enable users to explore and
interact with Big Data and collaboratively develop new insights.
latest special issue of the IBM Journal of Research and Development includes papers on a variety of analytics and
graphical approaches that facilitate the management, processing, and
understanding of multimedia and visual information. Specific topics highlighted
in the issue include medical, retail, biometric, and social-network areas, as
well as neurosynaptic cores and much more.
IBM Journal of Research
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