This book highlights some of the most fascinating current uses, thought-provoking changes, and biggest challenges that Big
Data means for our society. The explosive growth of data and advances in Big Data analytics have created a new frontier for
innovation, competition, productivity, and well-being in almost every sector of our society, as well as a source of immense
economic and societal value. From the derivation of customer feedback-based insights to fraud detection and preserving privacy;
better medical treatments; agriculture and food management; and establishing low-voltage networks - many innovations for the
greater good can stem from Big Data. Given the insights it provides, this book will be of interest to both researchers in
the field of Big Data, and practitioners from various fields who intend to apply Big Data technologies to improve their strategic
and operational decision-making processes.