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Big Data, Data Science, and Analytics:
The Opportunity and Challenge for IS Research

Ritu Agarwal
Center for Health Information and Decision Systems, Robert H. Smith School of Business, University of Maryland,

College Park, Maryland 20742, [email protected]

Vasant Dhar
Center for Business Analytics, Stern School of Business, New York University, New York, New York 1001Sep 25 – 27, 2013
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