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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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This paper is conceptual and used secondary data within FengShui and Sustainable Design resource to reinterpret the existing that the Fengshui and Sustainable Design principles are applied and interrelated in Shophouses building.
Much of the market analysis within an appraisal, however, will make use of secondary data that have been collected for purposes other than the appraiser's specific research problem.
With our primary and secondary data centers, we have a solid infrastructure in place to ensure the availability of our patient critical systems.
As secondary research suppliers establish better operations within emerging markets and learn more about the customer population, secondary data capabilities will improve," said Elio Evangelista, Director of Operations at Cutting Edge Information.
Nevertheless, there are several advantages to using secondary data in empirical studies.
The Department surveyed officials from 529 districts, conducted in-depth site visits to 36 schools in 12 districts leading the way in data usage, and analyzed secondary data from a survey of 6,000 teachers to obtain the national picture of current data use practices at the local level.
The wholesale confusion that ensued in many cities brought into sharp focus the need for comprehensive business continuity plans, incorporating secondary data centre sites located far enough away so as to be untouched by the disaster affecting the primary data site.
With asynchronous replication, the secondary data lags behind the primary data since data is only replicated periodically to the secondary storage.
Besides being able to guide a primary research study, this person must also be an informed and sometimes skeptical user of secondary data.
Secondary data analyses of these data may serve as an economical alternative to expensive and time-consuming new data collection projects.
Their secondary data analysis included 533 adolescent patients aged 14-18 years and their 109 primary care providers at an adolescent clinic.