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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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Libraries support the discovery, selection, and use of geospatial data. While the most common form of promoting access to data collections has been the development of Web documentation for data collections, in some cases searchable databases of geospatial metadata are also made available.
The line between providing reference support for finding and selecting data and providing actual technical support for using the data is a blurry one, and it has become more common for academic libraries to play a prominent role in providing technical support to GIS users.
Restore from disk, sometimes with the benefit of differential maps that negate the need to copy the entire data set, is faster than tape.
A major interest of NIDDK is supporting secondary data analyses in the causes, burden, natural history, and treatment and medical care of overweight and obesity, including analyses of behavioral/environmental factors that may be predictive of long term weight maintenance or prevention of weight gain.
Unlike many other commercially available data mining tools, the NAG Data Mining Components are designed to be incorporated into the user's application rather than requiring the user to learn a new interface to gain access to additional techniques.
These staff offices were moved to a space behind the Lab in 2004, coinciding with initial integration of the campus statistics lab with the GIS and Data Lab.
In a related announcement, Informix has introduced Informix Visionary, a powerful business visualizer that provides a window, or portal, into all corporate data, making it the ideal way to access a federated data environment.
Although various products differ, HSM generally classifies data according to a three-tier architecture.
New and innovative disaster recovery and data migration solutions are essential to ensure continued access and availability of vital corporate information.
This is not surprising, given the extensive data warehousing capabilities offered by Microsoft, as described briefly below.