Data science: nature and pitfalls

Longbing Cao*

*Corresponding author for this work

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Data science is creating exciting trends as well as significant controversy. A critical matter for the healthy development of data science in its early stages is to deeply understand the nature of data and data science and discuss the various pitfalls. These important issues motivate the discussions in this article.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)66-75
Number of pages10
JournalIEEE Intelligent Systems
Issue number5
Publication statusPublished - 2016
Externally publishedYes


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