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New Poll: Will Big Data make Statistics less Important?


The explosive growth of Big Data enables many data-driven methods such as deep learning which are not based on classical statistics. Will Big Data and Data Science make Statistics less, or more important? Please vote



Big Data vs Statistics

The explosive growth of Big Data enables many data-driven methods such as deep learning which are not based on classical statistics. The word "statistics", for example, is not even mentioned in Wikipedia article on Deep learning.

New KDnuggets Poll focuses on the relationship between Big Data and Statistics.

This poll was motivated by a recent debate on whether Data Science is The End of Statistics?

See also a thoughtful comment by Stephen McDaniel on Data Science vs Statistics.

This poll is now closed - here are the results of KDnuggets Poll:

Impact of Big Data and Machine Learning on Statistics.


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