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Define data
Raw facts and figures – on their own
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Define information
Data which has been processed by the computer. It has a
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Define knowledge
Is derived from information by applying rules to it.
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Encoding data Why encode?
Quicker and easier to validate a single character e.g. F or M.Faster for the computer to search (pattern matching)
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What is coarsening
There are not enough categories and this makes the data less useful than it could be if we used a greater range
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What are the four things which aid decision making?
Aids decision making Monitor progress Targeting of resources Spot trends
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Why aids decision making?
market research to find out if products are popular
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