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data item

[′dad·ə ‚ī·dəm]
(computer science)
A single member of a data element. Also known as datum.

data item

A unit of data stored in a field. For example, "M000675" and "M000676" are data items in the "Account Number" field in two records (the data element "Account Number"). See field.
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2: DPU Protocol Input: value of the data item (1) begin (2) store the initial values of each item (3) get the data item (4) push item into the corresponding queue (5) sort the queue wrt time stamp (6) do while (true) (7) get the older data item (8) compare the value with the initial value (9) check the modification and assign the new value to the data item that reflects the modification.
To maintain the cache consistency, the server periodically broadcasts an invalidation report (IR) so that each client can invalidate obsolete data items from its cache.
The output of the SOM was linked to a geographic mapping component (GeoMap) in which each data item (not each node) is mapped, geographically, with the color inherited from the node that contains this item.
removal of Liverpool Care Pathway (LCP) from the data item that records End of Life Care Tools in Use
The data presented in the 2004 FDA report indicate that the same risk factors and data items identified as problem areas in the 2000 report remain in need of priority attention; industry and regulatory efforts to promote active managerial control of these risk factors must be strengthened.
Total Assets = total dollar value of the company's assets in millions (Compustat data item 6);
In our simulation, the service area is represented by a rectangle with a fixed size of 4000' 4000 Scope distributions of the data items are generated based on Voronoi Diagrams [14, 19,17].
There are almost 100 data items, many of which are required to comply with the Perinatal National Minimum Data Set (NMDS) and as a result there is a wealth of information relating to mothers and babies dating back 20 years to be managed and utilised.
Some of these will be simple data items you can count directly, such as the total budget spent on maintenance.
Fujitsu Laboratories has developed a technology called Adaptive Replication Degree, which automatically detects concentrated access of a popular data item and increases the number of servers with replicas of it to distribute accesses.
Through a pre-structured pricing agreement that goes above the initially contracted volume of data items, NTT DATA has the option to expand under the existing license agreement to higher levels of data items based upon the demands of their Japanese clinical trial sponsors.