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Date of Award


Culminating Project Type

Starred Paper

Degree Name

Information Assurance: M.S.


Information Assurance and Information Systems


Herberger School of Business

First Advisor

Dennis Guster

Second Advisor

Susantha Herath

Third Advisor

Balasubramanian Kasi

Creative Commons License

Creative Commons License
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 4.0 License.

Keywords and Subject Headings

Big data, Data Mining, HACE algorithm, Security


The objective of the study is to examine the idea of Big Data and its applications in data mining. The data in the universe is expanding step by step every year and turns into large data. These significant data can be determined to utilize a few data mining undertakings. In short, Big Data can be called as an “asset” and data mining is a technique that is employed to give useful results. This paper implements an HACE algorithm that analysis the structure of big data and presents an efficient data mining technique. This framework model incorporates a mixture of information sources, mining techniques, customer interest, security, and data protection system. The study also analyzes and presents the challenges and issues faced in the big data model.

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