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database

a COMPUTER software package which enables data to be created and stored, to be retrieved and analysed later. Databases can, for example, store names and addresses of potential or past customers which can be used to produce mailing lists for SALES PROMOTIONS.
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References in classic literature ?
We come now to the second ground of objection to introspection, namely, that its data do not obey the laws of physics.
The difference between mind and matter is increased partly by emphasizing these supposed introspective data, partly by the supposition that matter is composed of atoms or electrons or whatever units physics may at the moment prefer.
And, further to tempt him, the very last chapter of Labour Tactics and Strategy remained unwritten for lack of a trifle more of essential data which he had neglected to gather.
So Freddie Drummond went down for the last time as Bill Totts, got his data, and, unfortunately, encountered Mary Condon.
His notes contain many Martian tables, and a great volume of scientific data, but since the International Astronomic Society is at present engaged in classifying, investigating, and verifying this vast fund of remarkable and valuable information, I have felt that it will add nothing to the interest of Captain Carter's story or to the sum total of human knowledge to maintain a strict adherence to the original manuscript in these matters, while it might readily confuse the reader and detract from the interest of the history.
Readers will see emerging trends among the topics in several articles, particularly those related to geospatial data acquisitions, distribution, and preservation.
Effective remote data management requires consideration of a variety of factors, including:
Although the records themselves could be untangled manually, DePauw also had data coming in about potential candidates from numerous other sources, such as high school visits, PSAT and SAT scores, and a university marketing company.
"The data could reveal that a teacher is using mostly project-based instruction and we can see student performance there and compare it with students in a class with mainly traditional instructional strategies.
Tick Data combines software-based analytics and human analysis to ensure its data sets are truly ready-to-use.
One of these new technologies is data mining, a term based on the idea that very large databases are "mountains" of information that can be "mined" for "nuggets" of great value if the right technology is applied.