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The Big Data Subcommittee is charged with informing the University's activities in support of research involving or leveraging big data. The sub-committee will identify campus wide big data requirements and formulate priorities for the institutional support of big data, develop policy around institutional support, and make recommendations on funding institutional support of big data.

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Sub Committee members


  • Survey campus research community to assess an inventory of big data related projects
  • Develop taxonomy to describe big data research projects
  • Use taxonomy to compose interview script to be used in the assessment of big data projects
  • Identify common threads, requirements and formulate resource plan for big data research activities