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data collection

[′dad·ə kə‚lek·shən]
(computer science)
The process of sending data to a central point from one or more locations.

data collection

Acquiring source documents for the data entry department. It comes under the jurisdiction of the data control or data entry department. See data acquisition.
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In the data collection process, the community was asked to fill out a form with a one form scheme for one affected community.
Meanwhile, Tan said upon completion, the full report of the research and data collection carried out at these islands would be presented to the Sultan of Perak, Sultan Nazrin Shah before further action could be taken.
* Video in data collection likely to increase substantially, both by those already using video and by those who do not.
The Verspective client data collection technology, at the heart of this acquisition, enables a secure source of return path data for both linear and adaptive bitrate (ABR) services to a scalable data collection resource that can either be cloud-based, virtualised or server-hosted.
* Assigned to the data collection each time there is a major change to data, documentation, or metadata
MoZeus Worldwide will provide its data collection and event technology solutions at hundreds of events in the United States, including several notable sports-related properties and auto shows.
I knew going into the field there would be lots of paperwork and data collection, but I thought working with a smaller group of students that it would be manageable.
In the traditional data collection mechanisms, the sensor nodes are randomly deployed in the monitored region.
The process involved, from a GCC viewpoint, is explored in a new Deloitte Middle East whitepaper titled 'Forensic Data Collection in the GCC: Ensuring your electronic review doesn't fall at the first hurdle'.
ERIC Descriptors: Academic Degrees; Institutional Characteristics; Data Collection; Postsecondary Education; Student Costs; Enrollment; Fees; Tuition; Private Colleges; Public Colleges; Gender Differences; Ethnicity; Race; Graduate Study; Undergraduate Study; Student Characteristics; Proprietary Schools; Statistical Data; Full Time Students; Undergraduate Students; Graduate Students; College Programs
Strategies that include both quality assurance (prevention activities prior to data collection) and quality control (correction of error during and after data collection) (5-6) have been suggested for ensuring high quality registry data.
Hill is a former COO/CEO and officer of automatic data collection and supply chain execution systems firms with more than 100 successful systems installations.

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