#BigDataSummit: Oxford University and Emirates launch data science lab

V3 Big Data Summit: Oxford University and airline Emirates have teamed up to create a data science lab in an effort to increase the understanding of big data sets and how businesses can derive more value from their use. The Oxford-Emirates Data Science Lab will be located at the Oxford Centre for Information, and will see staff from Emirates seconded to the university to work alongside scientists from several departments. Professor Peter Grindrod at Oxford University told V3 that working in this way, using real data from Emirates’ own databases, made good sense as the university has access to some of the best minds on the planet to help draw insights from this type of information. “What we want to do is try and act as a partner for global…


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