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Journal of Computer Sciences and Applications. 2018, 6(1), 48-55
DOI: 10.12691/jcsa-6-1-7
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Big Data Analytics in Biometrics and Healthcare

Lidong Wang1, and Cheryl Ann Alexander2

1Institute for Systems Engineering Research, Mississippi State University, Vicksburg, MS, USA

2Institute for Information Technology Innovations & Smart Healthcare, Vicksburg, MS, USA

Pub. Date: June 04, 2018
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Information Technology and Computational Intelligence)

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Lidong Wang and Cheryl Ann Alexander. Big Data Analytics in Biometrics and Healthcare. Journal of Computer Sciences and Applications. 2018; 6(1):48-55. doi: 10.12691/jcsa-6-1-7


Big Data analytics has been used in biometric systems and healthcare. Biometrics is a powerful tool used in healthcare for identification, insurance, and management, etc. There are many computational resources on the cloud, which makes the cloud a strong platform for biometric systems, healthcare systems, and Big Data analytics. Big data, Big Data analytics, and general information security and privacy in big data are presented in this paper. Cloud computing in biometric systems, Big Data analytics in biometrics, and Big Data analytics in healthcare are also presented. The challenges of biometric data on the cloud and the challenges of Big Data analytics in healthcare are discussed.

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