Big Data helps Oracle yacht win America's Cup

09/25/2013 | (U.K.) · E-Commerce Times · Forbes

The Oracle yacht in this year's America's Cup came from behind to make one of the "greatest sporting comebacks of all time thanks to 300 sensors, 3,000 variables and Big Data, contend these writers. The boat's inconsistent early performance gave the team enough Big Data to allow the fine tuning that the led to consistent wins, demonstrating "the importance of a disciplined approach to data, information and modeling."

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