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Definition, application, and challenges

Auteur(s)  :  Stefan Ottenheijm
Soort publicatie  :  Rapport
Uitgever(s)  :  Nictiz
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Trefwoord(en)  :  Big data

​Big data, according to Stefan Ottenheijm, refers to the ability to monitor, explain and predict events through the smart combination and analysis of complex data sets from various sources. This definition is proposed in the Nictiz white paper 'Big Data in healthcare'. The paper presents an overview of examples, challenges and opportunities. This is a translation of a paper originally published in 2015.