R9m Boost to Big Data Research Flagship Project

R9m Boost to Big Data Research Flagship Project UKZN has invested just over R9 million to kickstart the Big Data for Science and Society (BDSS) Flagship Project – one of three such projects to receive financial backing from the programme. The Research Flagship Programme concentrates on four broad areas: Social Cohesion, African Health, Big Data

Swiss-SA Astronomy Big Data Workshop

Swiss-SA Astronomy Big Data Workshop Scientists and astronomers from Switzerland and South Africa recently discussed Astronomy Big Data were at a bilateral workshop which unpacked how challenging astronomy problems involving Big Data could be solved using Machine Learning (ML) and Artificial Intelligence (AI). Big Bata refers to the study and applications of data-sets that are