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Data

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Data is a set of values of qualitative or quantitative variables. [1]

82 relations: Alphabet, Altimeter, American English, Analog computer, Australian English, Character (computing), Code, Computer, Computer memory, Computer program, Concept, Crime statistics, Dark data, Data (word), Data acquisition, Data analysis, Data cable, Data curation, Data domain, Data element, Data farming, Data governance, Data integrity, Data management, Data mining, Data modeling, Data preservation, Data processing, Data publishing, Data remanence, Data reporting, Data science, Data set, Data structure, Data visualization, Data warehouse, Database, Datasheet, Digital economy, Electronic data processing, Entropy (information theory), Environmental data rescue, Experimental data, Field research, Hiberno-English, Homelessness, In situ, Information, Information privacy, Johanna Drucker, ..., Knowledge, Knowledge representation and reasoning, Level of measurement, Lisp (programming language), List of file formats, Literacy, Marketing, Mass noun, Measurement, Metadata, Mount Everest, New Zealand English, Number, Open data, Outlier, Palgrave Macmillan, Petroleum, Qualitative property, Raw data, Research data archiving, Scientific method, Secondary data, Set (mathematics), Share price, Sign, Social services, South African English, Statistics, Truth, Unemployment, Variable and attribute (research), Wisdom. Expand index (32 more) »

Alphabet

An alphabet is a standard set of letters (basic written symbols or graphemes) that is used to write one or more languages based upon the general principle that the letters represent phonemes (basic significant sounds) of the spoken language.

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Altimeter

An altimeter or an altitude meter is an instrument used to measure the altitude of an object above a fixed level.

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American English

American English (AmE, AE, AmEng, USEng, en-US), sometimes called United States English or U.S. English, is the set of varieties of the English language native to the United States.

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Analog computer

An analog computer or analogue computer is a form of computer that uses the continuously changeable aspects of physical phenomena such as electrical, mechanical, or hydraulic quantities to model the problem being solved.

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Australian English

Australian English (AuE, en-AU) is a major variety of the English language, used throughout Australia.

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Character (computing)

In computer and machine-based telecommunications terminology, a character is a unit of information that roughly corresponds to a grapheme, grapheme-like unit, or symbol, such as in an alphabet or syllabary in the written form of a natural language.

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Code

In communications and information processing, code is a system of rules to convert information—such as a letter, word, sound, image, or gesture—into another form or representation, sometimes shortened or secret, for communication through a communication channel or storage in a storage medium.

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Computer

A computer is a device that can be instructed to carry out sequences of arithmetic or logical operations automatically via computer programming.

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Computer memory

In computing, memory refers to the computer hardware integrated circuits that store information for immediate use in a computer; it is synonymous with the term "primary storage".

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Computer program

A computer program is a collection of instructions for performing a specific task that is designed to solve a specific class of problems.

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Concept

Concepts are mental representations, abstract objects or abilities that make up the fundamental building blocks of thoughts and beliefs.

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Crime statistics

There are several methods for measuring the prevalence of crime.

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Dark data

Dark data is data which is acquired through various computer network operations but not used in any manner to derive insights or for decision making.

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Data (word)

The word data has generated considerable controversy on whether it is an uncountable noun used with verbs conjugated in the singular, or should be treated as the plural of the now-rarely-used datum.

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Data acquisition

Data acquisition is the process of sampling signals that measure real world physical conditions and converting the resulting samples into digital numeric values that can be manipulated by a computer.

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Data analysis

Data analysis is a process of inspecting, cleansing, transforming, and modeling data with the goal of discovering useful information, informing conclusions, and supporting decision-making.

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Data cable

A data cable is any media that allows baseband transmissions (binary 1,0s) from a transmitter to a receiver.

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Data curation

Data curation is a broad term used to indicate processes and activities related to the organization and integration of data collected from various sources, annotation of the data, and publication and presentation of the data such that the value of the data is maintained over time, and the data remains available for reuse and preservation.

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Data domain

In data management and database analysis, a data domain refers to all the values which a data element may contain.

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Data element

In metadata, the term data element is an atomic unit of data that has precise meaning or precise semantics.

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Data farming

Data farming is the process of using designed computational experiments to “grow” data, which can then be analyzed using statistical and visualization techniques to obtain insight into complex systems.

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Data governance

Data governance is the capability that enables an organization to ensure that high data quality exists throughout the complete lifecycle of the data.

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Data integrity

Data integrity is the maintenance of, and the assurance of the accuracy and consistency of, data over its entire life-cycle, and is a critical aspect to the design, implementation and usage of any system which stores, processes, or retrieves data.

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Data management

Data management comprises all disciplines related to managing data as a valuable resource.

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Data mining

Data mining is the process of discovering patterns in large data sets involving methods at the intersection of machine learning, statistics, and database systems.

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Data modeling

Data modeling in software engineering is the process of creating a data model for an information system by applying certain formal techniques.

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Data preservation

Data preservation is the act of conserving and maintaining both the safety and integrity of data.

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Data processing

Data processing is, generally, "the collection and manipulation of items of data to produce meaningful information." In this sense it can be considered a subset of information processing, "the change (processing) of information in any manner detectable by an observer." Data processing is distinct from word processing, which is manipulation of text specifically rather than data generally.

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Data publishing

Data publishing (also data publication) is the act of releasing research data in published form for (re)use by others.

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Data remanence

Data remanence is the residual representation of digital data that remains even after attempts have been made to remove or erase the data.

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Data reporting

Data reporting is the process of collecting and submitting data which gives rise to accurate analyses of the facts on the ground; inaccurate data reporting can lead to vastly uninformed decision-making based on erroneous evidence.

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Data science

Data science is an interdisciplinary field that uses scientific methods, processes, algorithms and systems to extract knowledge and insights from data in various forms, both structured and unstructured, similar to data mining.

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Data set

A data set (or dataset) is a collection of data.

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Data structure

In computer science, a data structure is a data organization and storage format that enables efficient access and modification.

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Data visualization

Data visualiation or data visualiation is viewed by many disciplines as a modern equivalent of visual communication.

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Data warehouse

In computing, a data warehouse (DW or DWH), also known as an enterprise data warehouse (EDW), is a system used for reporting and data analysis, and is considered a core component of business intelligence.

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Database

A database is an organized collection of data, stored and accessed electronically.

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Datasheet

A floppy disk controller datasheet. A datasheet, data sheet, or spec sheet is a document that summarizes the performance and other technical characteristics of a product, machine, component (e.g., an electronic component), material, a subsystem (e.g., a power supply) or software in sufficient detail to be used by a design engineer to integrate the component into a system.

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Digital economy

Digital economy refers to an economy that is based on digital computing technologies.

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Electronic data processing

Electronic data processing (EDP) can refer to the use of automated methods to process commercial data.

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Entropy (information theory)

Information entropy is the average rate at which information is produced by a stochastic source of data.

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Environmental data rescue

Environmental data rescue is a collection of processes, including photography and scanning, that stores historical and modern environmental data in a usable format.

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Experimental data

Experimental data in science are data produced by a measurement, test method, experimental design or quasi-experimental design.

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Field research

Field research or fieldwork is the collection of information outside a laboratory, library or workplace setting.

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Hiberno-English

Hiberno‐English (from Latin Hibernia: "Ireland") or Irish English is the set of English dialects natively written and spoken within the island of Ireland (including both the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland).

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Homelessness

Homelessness is the circumstance when people are without a permanent dwelling, such as a house or apartment.

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In situ

In situ (often not italicized in English) is a Latin phrase that translates literally to "on site" or "in position".

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Information

Information is any entity or form that provides the answer to a question of some kind or resolves uncertainty.

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Information privacy

Information privacy, or data privacy (or data protection), is the relationship between the collection and dissemination of data, technology, the public expectation of privacy, and the legal and political issues surrounding them.

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Johanna Drucker

Johanna Drucker (born May 30, 1952) is an author, book artist, visual theorist, and cultural critic.

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Knowledge

Knowledge is a familiarity, awareness, or understanding of someone or something, such as facts, information, descriptions, or skills, which is acquired through experience or education by perceiving, discovering, or learning.

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Knowledge representation and reasoning

Knowledge representation and reasoning (KR, KR², KR&R) is the field of artificial intelligence (AI) dedicated to representing information about the world in a form that a computer system can utilize to solve complex tasks such as diagnosing a medical condition or having a dialog in a natural language.

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Level of measurement

Level of measurement or scale of measure is a classification that describes the nature of information within the values assigned to variables.

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Lisp (programming language)

Lisp (historically, LISP) is a family of computer programming languages with a long history and a distinctive, fully parenthesized prefix notation.

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List of file formats

This is a list of file formats used by computers, organized by type.

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Literacy

Literacy is traditionally meant as the ability to read and write.

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Marketing

Marketing is the study and management of exchange relationships.

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Mass noun

In linguistics, a mass noun, uncountable noun, or non-count noun is a noun with the syntactic property that any quantity of it is treated as an undifferentiated unit, rather than as something with discrete subsets.

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Measurement

Measurement is the assignment of a number to a characteristic of an object or event, which can be compared with other objects or events.

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Metadata

Metadata is "data that provides information about other data".

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Mount Everest

Mount Everest, known in Nepali as Sagarmāthā and in Tibetan as Chomolungma, is Earth's highest mountain above sea level, located in the Mahalangur Himal sub-range of the Himalayas.

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New Zealand English

New Zealand English (NZE) is the variant of the English language spoken by most English-speaking New Zealanders.

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Number

A number is a mathematical object used to count, measure and also label.

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Open data

Open data is the idea that some data should be freely available to everyone to use and republish as they wish, without restrictions from copyright, patents or other mechanisms of control.

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Outlier

In statistics, an outlier is an observation point that is distant from other observations.

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Palgrave Macmillan

Palgrave Macmillan is an international academic and trade publishing company.

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Petroleum

Petroleum is a naturally occurring, yellow-to-black liquid found in geological formations beneath the Earth's surface.

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Qualitative property

Qualitative properties are properties that are observed and can generally not be measured with a numerical result.

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Raw data

Raw data, also known as primary data, is data (e.g., numbers, instrument readings, figures, etc.) collected from a source.

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Research data archiving

Research data archiving is the long-term storage of scholarly research data, including the natural sciences, social sciences, and life sciences.

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Scientific method

Scientific method is an empirical method of knowledge acquisition, which has characterized the development of natural science since at least the 17th century, involving careful observation, which includes rigorous skepticism about what one observes, given that cognitive assumptions about how the world works influence how one interprets a percept; formulating hypotheses, via induction, based on such observations; experimental testing and measurement of deductions drawn from the hypotheses; and refinement (or elimination) of the hypotheses based on the experimental findings.

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Secondary data

Secondary data refers to data that was collected by someone other than the user.

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Set (mathematics)

In mathematics, a set is a collection of distinct objects, considered as an object in its own right.

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Share price

A share price is the price of a single share of a number of saleable stocks of a company, derivative or other financial asset.

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Sign

A sign is an object, quality, event, or entity whose presence or occurrence indicates the probable presence or occurrence of something else.

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Social services

Social services are a range of public services provided by the government, private, and non-profit organizations.

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South African English

South African English (SAfrE, SAfrEng, SAE, en-ZA) is the set of English dialects native to South Africans.

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Statistics

Statistics is a branch of mathematics dealing with the collection, analysis, interpretation, presentation, and organization of data.

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Truth

Truth is most often used to mean being in accord with fact or reality, or fidelity to an original or standard.

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Unemployment

Unemployment is the situation of actively looking for employment but not being currently employed.

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Variable and attribute (research)

In science and research, attribute is a characteristic of an object (person, thing, etc.).Earl R. Babbie, The Practice of Social Research", 12th edition, Wadsworth Publishing, 2009,, p. 14-18 Attributes are closely related to variables.

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Wisdom

Wisdom or sapience is the ability to think and act using knowledge, experience, understanding, common sense, and insight, especially in a mature or utilitarian manner.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Data

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