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information processing:see data processingdata processing
or information processing,
operations (e.g., handling, merging, sorting, and computing) performed upon data in accordance with strictly defined procedures, such as recording and summarizing the financial transactions of a business.
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information processing[‚in·fər′mā·shən ′prä·ses·iŋ]
The manipulation of data so that new data (implicit in the original) appear in a useful form.
The coding, retrieval, and combination of information in perceptual recognition, learning, remembering, thinking, problem solving, and performance of sensory-motor acts.
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information processingThe processing of data and information. See data, information, data processing and information processing cycle.
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