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data set

[′dad·ə ‚set]
(computer science)
A named collection of similar and related data records recorded upon some computer-readable medium.
A data file in IBM 360 terminology.

data set

a collection of information (‘observations’) made on a group of individuals and relating to certain VARIABLES in which the investigator is interested. This data may be gained from interviews, surveys, experiments, etc. See also DATA ANALYSIS, RESEARCH METHODS.

data set

(operating system, storage)
An IBM term for a file.

data set

(1) A collection of interrelated data. Originating in the mainframe community, the term is used today as a generic description of a database, which may include multiple tables. It may also refer to some other data structure and sometimes to a single file or collection of files. See database and file.

(2) A data set is a telephone modem in earlier AT&T terminology.
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Both of our simulation studies investigate the effect of unknown concurvity by fitting a slightly simplified version of Equation 5 to a large number of simulated data sets with random concurvity.
Funding for the creation of the Visible Cement Data Set website was provided by the Advanced Technology Program at the National Institute of Standards and Technology.
Simply put, there are not enough public examples where the same data set was analyzed by multiple approaches and the results compared.
Even if the data set characterized each purchase as having taken place sometime in the span of a week at one of 150 stores in the same general areas, four purchases (with 50 percent uncertainty about price) would still be enough to identify more than 70 percent of users.
Permeability differences exhibited by the low-level data set and presence or absence of signals in the deformation, MFL and internal/external data sets may now be utilized by processing algorithms and data analysts for feature recognition.
CDP provides atomic data sets for repurposing with far more flexibility than snapshots.
By limiting the CNLSY data to cohorts born in the same years as the children in our data set, we found raw test-score gaps only half as large as those found in the earlier cohorts of data used by Phillips and remarkably close to those found in our data set.
One study (Aldridge, 1991) was determined to be an outlier through a process outlined by Huffcutt and Arthur (1995) and the remaining eighteen studies were a homogeneous data set with a weighted mean effect size of 0.
In other words, we would expect a 68% probability that for a given data set the reported diameter minus the reference diameter would be between -0.
Each of these vertical markets, coincidentally, is generating large amounts of data and, in most cases, is already using extended data set management systems such as hierarchical storage management (HSM) and file storage management systems (FSMS).
Measure 5: Contribution of the data set to the accomplishment of the overall research objective.
Finally, when a data set consists of assigned numbers, such as a series of internally generated invoice numbers, the data will not follow a Benford distribution.