data collection

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data collection

[′dad·ə kə‚lek·shən]
(computer science)
The process of sending data to a central point from one or more locations.

data collection

Acquiring source documents for the data entry department. It comes under the jurisdiction of the data control or data entry department. See data acquisition.
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e-Centre's Data Collection Plan Manager (DCPM) enables setup and changes to be done by engineers from a GUI and will soon be able to do this automatically and dynamically by fab systems to vary the captured data needed for e-diagnostics, statistical process control and APC/AEC.
In addition to showcasing capabilities, the IAMD demonstration served as the mechanism to execute detailed test plans, procedures, processes and data collection plans for upcoming developmental and operational testing.
Faculty will offer guidance and recommendations for selecting a balanced set of measures, specifying operational definitions and building data collection plans.
FHCS used the time stamp data, which marked the beginning and end of each "leg" of the ED visit, to devise data collection plans.
The ArchestrA application platform provides a user-friendly EDA interface for definition and management of data collection plans for an entire fab.
Generate data collection plans, including logistics and tracking participants over the study period, timeline, locations, supervision, and quality control measures.

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