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data processing

the organization and processing of information in a business. The use of COMPUTERS to store data (see DATA STORAGE) and to undertake routine data processing activities such as recording purchases, sales, payroll etc. can save time, improve recording accuracy and reduce staffing costs. See INFORMATION MANAGEMENT, LOCAL AREA NETWORK.
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Editors Yarlagadda and Kim present students, researchers, and IT professionals with a two volume set collecting selected, peer-reviewed papers from the 2014 International Conference on Computers and Information Processing Technologies held in Shanghai, China.
The Information Processing Technology Heritage program is hosted by IPSJ to certify historical products and achievements that have formed the foundation of Japan's information processing technology, contributing significantly to Japan's economy and society.
The second Dunn and Dunn variable considered was the information processing method: analytic versus global.
BISYS' Information Services group supports approximately 1,450 banks, insurance companies, and corporations with information processing and imaging solutions, turnkey asset retention solutions, and specialized corporate banking solutions.
All or part of the programs, procedures, rules, and associated documentation of a data processing system or an information processing system.
Imagine the chief executive of a bank, or insurance company, that does not spend considerable time studying how to procure and deploy the best information processing technologies.
However, in looking at the two measures of cognitive information processing, a stronger relationship with level of acculturation was noted for the Peabody than for the PMT.
Infochemistry: Information Processing at the Nanoscale, defines a new field of science, and describes the processes, systems and devices at the interface between chemistry and information sciences.
Visual information processing in wireless sensor networks; technology, trends, and applications.
These papers are the outcome of the Quantifying Human Information Processing Capabilities project, which sought to quantify information flow in the nervous system, the limits of that flow and its response to emotions.
DARPA's Information Processing Technology Office (IPTO) manages the HPCS program.

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