data error


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data error

[′dad·ə ‚er·ər]
(computer science)
A deviation from correctness in data, usually an error, which occurred prior to processing the data.

data error

A condition in which data on a digital medium has been altered erroneously. The error can manifest as several incorrect bits or even a single bit that is 0 when it should be 1 or vice versa. See parity checking.
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Because the wireless communication network is susceptible to interference, attenuation, multipath, blind zone, and other unfavorable factors, the data error rate is high.
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A data error wrongly indicated the trust had met targets in May and June, when in actual fact it recorded figures of 92.8% and 90.6% respectively.
The smallest data error, once entered into the system, as it has been subsequently proved on many occasions, can have devastating consequences.
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