2. Use Cases for Data Science

Hiding within those mounds of data is knowledge that could change the life of a patient, or can change the world.

Atul Butte, Stanford

In Chapter 1, “Introduction to Data Science,” we covered a lot of the basic terminology around data science and its history. As Hadoop adoption accelerates and organizations build their so-called data lake1—a central location for all of their datasets—many ...

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