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BiDaML: A suite of visual languages for supporting end-user data analytics
conference contributionposted on 2019-01-01, 00:00 authored by H Khalajzadeh, Mohamed AbdelrazekMohamed Abdelrazek, John Grundy, J Hosking, Q He
© 2019 IEEE. We introduce Big Data Analytics Modeling Languages (BiDaML), a novel integrated suite of visual languages aimed at supporting end users during the process of designing big data analytics solutions. BiDaML comprises five diagrammatic notations: A data analytics brainstorming diagram; a process diagram; technique diagrams; data diagrams; and output diagrams. Tool support in the form of an integrated design environment for creating BiDaML diagrams has also been developed. To demonstrate the utility of BiDaML, we illustrate our approach with a real-world example of property price prediction and evaluate BiDaML using the physics of notations and cognitive walkthroughs with target end users-data scientists and software engineers.