The physics of data

Physicists are accustomed to dealing with large datasets, yet they are fortunate in that the quality of their experimental data is very good. The onset of big data has led to an explosion of datasets with a far more complex structure — a development that requires new tools and a different mindset.


The physics of data
Jeff Byers
Nature Physics 13, 718–719 (2017) doi:10.1038/nphys4202