Data, Information, Knowledge

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Define Data:
1) data has no meaning 2) data is a collection of letters, words, and numbers with no meaning 3) Unprocessed raw facts and figures
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Give an example of data
1) 15,16,17 2) chocolate, strawberry 3) 15-05-09, 16-04,10
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Define Information
2) Data which has been processed 2) data which has been processed within a context to give it a meaning
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Information is...
1) Data + structure + context + meaning
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Define: knowledge
1) Knowledge is the application of information 2) knowledge is the application of rules to information
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"It is raining today I will need my umbrella" is an example of...
1) Knowledge
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What does knowledge ofton require?
1) The use of probabilities 2) the likelyhood of something happening
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What is the difference between information and knowledge
1) Information is data which has been processed whereas knowledge is the application of rules to information
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Using an example, show how data can be turned into knowledge
1) Data= 13,14,15,16 2. Information = the pub quiz scores students got. Knowledge = 12+ is a pass, therefore every student passed the pubquiz
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Show how knowledge can be adapted to give additional information
1) Data = 20, Information = the bill payer gets £20 added to their bill, Knowledge = the bill payer will be paying (more) this month, Additional Information = Will the bill payer be able to afford it this month?
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