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noun back-up, documents, evidence, facts, grounds, information, logic, papers, proof, specifics
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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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However, when social-emotional needs of students are considered, the opportunity for subjective data collection increases as typical issues of self-esteem, social skills, or depression become more elusively defined and difficult to measure (Epkins, 1996).
The subjective data collected from Questions 1 through 5 of the surveys are as follows: 1.
The empirical part of the paper links firm-level subjective data on surrogates for the firm's capital and its managerial inputs to the two operational equations of the model, using domestically owned firms in developing economies.
It is important to ask individuals to collect subjective data each day in a sleep-wake diary to complement the objective activity data collected from the actigraphs.
However, we assert that subjective data is equally important, for the perception of risk is critical to pedestrians and cyclists and some of this risk may be difficult to ascertain simply through objective measures of the built environment.
Section III describes the data collection methodology, the institutional setup at Northwestern University, and the subjective data in detail.
Second, information about people: the subjective data participants' sensory responses to materials, their affective feelings and any other associations that are evoked when interacting with materials.
Subjective data from St Mary's Hospital Sleep Questionnaire showed that crocetin tended to improve the quality of sleep compared to sleep before its intake.
Observing those same problems again I assessed the needs of my community by gathering objective and subjective data.
PB Responds: Basically, you're asking us to remove subjective data and replace it with objective data.
Please remember that the Education Ministry uses tools to evaluate universities and not subjective data based on emotions.
The design of the real-world tasks and the use of the BlackBerry PDA to facilitate direct entry, time-stamped subjective data, provides high confidence that these ratings were a true reflection of the views of the study participants on the lens performance.

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