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data

noun back-up, documents, evidence, facts, grounds, information, logic, papers, proof, specifics
See also: citation, clue, documentation, dossier, ground, information, intelligence, news, proof, reference, science, study

data

for the puposes of data protection legislation, data is information which is being processed by means of equipment operating automatically in response to instructions given for that purpose, is recorded with the intention that it should be processed by means of such equipment, or is recorded as part of a relevant filing system or with the intention that it should form part of a relevant filing system. It need not be held on a computer.
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In a comprehensive account of how the University of Kansas developed a GIS service model, Rhonda Houser describes how libraries can begin to offer services aimed at assisting library users with using GIS software as well as locating and analyzing geospatial data.
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Exposure data can include estimates derived from hazard data through sophisticated modeling.
A key concept of the road map, of the data strategy and of the data warehouse itself is to store the data once, but use it many times.
Incomplete data and/or context, which lead to incomplete information, are the current state of affairs in health care information.
A common form of missing data is the subject's refusal to answer an item.
Before undertaking these tasks, users can employ i/Lytics' Data Profiling Solution to ensure the accuracy of data mapping specifications.
Select the block of data you want to copy (hold down the left mouse button until all of it is selected, or use SHIFT and the arrow keys).
Integrated content scanning for discovering, monitoring and reporting on the activity of specific types of data, such as credit card numbers and SSNs;