SKA hailed for strides in data science

The SKA held discussions in Cape Town on data science, which involves analysing complex data sets.(REUTERS) SKA South Africa says through its involvement with the Square Kilometre Array (SKA) the country has positioned itself as a significant global player in data science.The SKA held discussions in Cape Town on data science, which involves analysing complex data sets.SKA spokesperson, Jasper Harroll says: “We have got extreme data sets, for example the data that comes from out dishes to the first stage of the computer runs at 2 000 times the speed of your office network, its not a new thing but has become a new buzzword, but what is new is that it has become cheap to store data and so the computing part to analyse it.”Meanwhile, Mathematics and Physical Science…


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