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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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The access paradigm may require additional information, including data set attributes.
In terms of interesting data sets which his firm is scoping out, LipuAaAaAeAa said the form that certain transactional or receipt data takes in the US, where receipts get picked up electronically at various places, is being prepared in Europe and the UK by some large supermarket chains.
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MovieLens 1M data set: GroupLens Research has collected and made available rating data sets from the MovieLens website [31].
Subsequently, these data sets were completed using multiple imputation (MI) method.
Preserving anonymity in large data sets is a pressing concern because public and private entities alike see aggregated digital data as a source of novel insights.
This concerns the case of more severe lesions for which the "acceptable risk" is lower than the BMR value that can be used given the practical data limitations; the UERSNCD may be regarded as an objective estimate of the lowest practical BMR for a given data set.
The deformation data set at Site 1 is displayed in Figure 3.
However, even after adjusting the data to account for similar factors, we were still not able to eliminate the achievement gaps among later cohorts in the data set used by Phillips.
For all four attitudinal factors, the test for homogeneity revealed a homogeneous data set.
Both methods proved reliable, as they both returned the same results for all the data sets in this study.
If the existing "digital tsunami" continues, as most believe it will, over the next several years, the size of a greater portion of data sets will expand beyond the ability of the older back-up model to maintain them.