SMS Essay Competition 2017
“Mathematics and Big Data”
- The theme for this year’s SMS Essay Competition is “Mathematics and Big Data”. Machine learning, data mining, data analytics, data visualization and information security are some of the key components of Big Data that use Mathematics as their basis and they are being applied significantly in finance, transportation, social media, healthcare, education, sports and entertainment.
- The main objectives of this year’s competition are to expose the students to the novel field of data science and to let the students discover applications of Mathematics in various aspects of Big Data.
- We also hope that through this competition, students can get a feel for inter-disciplinary research.