Data Retrieval


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data retrieval

[′dad·ə ri′trē·vəl]
(computer science)
The searching, selecting, and retrieving of actual data from a personnel file, data bank, or other file.

Data Retrieval

 

a type of information retrieval providing concrete pieces of data. Data retrieval may thus be distinguished from other types of information retrieval, such as reference retrieval, which permits the obtaining of information on source documents.

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