Data, Information and Knowledge

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  • Created on: 04-03-15 11:34
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  • Data, Information and Knowledge
    • Data
      • Raw facts and figures
      • Has no meaning-random words or numbers
      • Can be readings from sensors, surveys etc.
      • E.g 180, 140, 60, 120
    • Information
      • Data that has been processed to give it meaning
      • No longer useless data
      • E.g, In order, students finished the race in 60 seconds, 120s, 140s and 180s
    • Knowledge
      • Information with a set of rules applied to it
      • A conclusion that's been drawn from information
      • E.g, The shortest time is the race winner. The student with the time of 60s won the race
    • GIGO
      • Garbage In, Garbage Out
        • Something input wrong to computer, something will be wrong with output once processed
  • Data
    • Raw facts and figures
    • Has no meaning-random words or numbers
    • Can be readings from sensors, surveys etc.
    • E.g 180, 140, 60, 120

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