chapter  11
Big Data Clustering
ByTong Hanghang, U. Kang
Pages 18

With the advance of Web2.0, the data size is increasing explosively. For example, Twitter data spans several terabytes; Wikipedia data (e.g., articles and authors) is of similar size; web click-through data is reported to reach petabyte scale [36]; Yahoo! web graph in 2002 has more than 1 billion nodes and almost 7 billion edges [27].