Big Data Collection of Plant-Pollinator interaction

Big Data is characterised as having extreme or variable values of one or more of the following characteristics:

• Volume1 (size)

• Variety1 (structure)

• Velocity1 (acquisition rate)

• Veracity (uncertain quality or provenance)

• Variability2 (in meaning)

• Complexity3 (in relationships, sources, etc.)

1. Doug Laney. 2001. 3-D Data Management: Controlling Data Volume, Velocity, and Variety.

2. Brian Hopkins. 2011. Blogging From the IBM Big Data Symposium - Big Is More Than Just Big. 2011. Brian Hopkins.

3. Valentin Sribar. 2011. ‘Big Data' Is Only the Beginning of Extreme Information Management.