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Big Data War by Patrick H. Park

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CHAPTER 7

Knowing Necessary Data Is Everything in Data Analytics

Necessary Human DNA Is Only 2 Percent

The Human Genome Project is the project to analyze all nucleotide sequences of chromosomes that determine human genes, which scientists in six countries, including the US and Japan, began in 1990 and finished in 2003. As a result, three billion pairs of DNA nucleotide sequence data, a human genetic blueprint, was cataloged with an accuracy of 99.99 percent. That is, humans have been converted to data.

Many scientists declared that this was an “important gift to humanity” and “application of this information will be a breakthrough for biology, medicine, and the society.” They thought that as the analysis of human genome shows how genes are arranged, ...

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