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data hygiene

The condition of data in a database. Clean data are error free or have very few errors. Dirty data have errors, including incorrect spelling and punctuation of names and addresses, redundant data in several records or simply erroneous data (not the correct amounts, names, etc.). See address cleansing.
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A cursory look at many government-run systems for managing the public sector information such as land, health, elections, education and environment reveals a worrisome truth: information systems teeming with dirty data.Like a pregnancy, dirty data used as the basis for making decisions cannot be under the lid for long.
The poem I wrote, longer poem in the first book I wrote, is actually about Bloody Sunday, but not in so obvious a way as, say, "Dirty Data" refers to it.
In fact, dirty data will inflict daunting waste, which had cost US businesses 600 billion dollars each year [2].
Certainly, alarm hazards (the cacophony of beeps, bloops, and buzzes can be teeth-shattering during emergencies and tense rounds) and "dirty data" are not revelations within the industry.
While the cleaning strategy research is about different cleaning methods based on different RFID physical dirty data types, in the meantime, it should aim to improve the efficiency of RFID data cleaning, with the premise of guaranteeing the cleaning effect.
"Take your dirty data, take whatever data you have," he suggested.