‘Big data’ reveals human interests, behavior


Information technology advances are leading to ever-growing accumulations of "big data," making it feasible to quantify more things long thought immeasurable, Phys.org reports.

Arizona State University professor Ying-Cheng Lai and his research partners are combining expertise in computer science, engineering, mathematics, statistics and physics in analyzing big data to explore human-interest dynamics. They want to see if it's possible to identify patterns in what motivates people to become interested in particular things, what
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