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Kerala Governor Releases Book On Big Data Authored By Dr. Arun Kumar V A

T’puram: Kerala Governor Arif Mohammad Khan released ‘Big Data’ authored by Dr. Arun Kumar V A, Addl. Director, Institute of Human Resources Development {IHRD}. The brief function held At Raj Bhavan adhered to Covid-19 protocol and was attended by senior counsel, Adv. Cherunniyoor P Sasidharan Nair. Big Data has been defined as the “information asset characterised by such a high volume, velocity and variety to require specific technology and analytical methods for its transformation into value.” This tool is increasingly finding application in many fields, predominantly in astrophysics, aviation, banking, business, disaster management, health and meteorology. Dr. Arun Kumar is the son of the former Chief Minister of Kerala and veteran communist, V S Achutanandan.