data manipulation

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data manipulation

[′dad·ə mə‚nip·yə‚lā·shən]
(computer science)
The standard operations of sorting, merging, input/output, and report generation.

data manipulation

Processing data.
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As we also know, Mr Johnson will not face charges for misconduct in public office, despite a "misuse of statistics" (UK Statistics Authority) in claiming that leaving the EU would free up PS350m per week for the NHS during the Brexit campaign.
It should not be forgotten that misuse of statistics may lead to misleading results, poor science, and in the end, to inappropriate patient care (35).
Instead a Guardian poll this week showed the most popular option on what we should do next is leave without a deal (28% of voters), followed by holding a second referendum (24%).A separate poll for UK in a Changing Europe (see below) found that 42% still believe the claim the UK sends [pounds sterling]350million a week to the EU even though this figure has been labelled a "misuse of statistics" by the UK Statistics Authority.
"This loss of trust has been brought about in no small part by his shameful misuse of statistics for political ends.
Misuse of statistics in scientific research has contributed substantially to the widespread "reproducibility crisis" afflicting many fields (SN: 4/2/16, p.
"Apart from the convoluted surveys that are released weekly, the mobile survey is an extension of abuse and misuse of statistics. The results are never validated and are obviously designed to condition the mind of the voters.
The association's director, Ron Wasserstein, said the statement was prompted by concerns that misuse of statistics was contributing to a proliferation of questionable results, especially in the social sciences.
His misuse of statistics has been discredited by the British Medical Association and many doctors, yet the mud has stuck.
Instead of checking for himself the facts and figures, he conveniently cited the views of others (and we do not know how accurately and faithfully he represented those views) even as he hid behind some groups and critics in accusing government of manipulation and misuse of statistics to polish the image of President Aquino.