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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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Other techniques need additional preprocessing. Popular missing value handling schemes are removal of the observation or variable and replacement (e.g., by the mean/median for continuous variables and by the mode for categorical variables).
CNN was developed to process pixel images with the lowest amount of preprocessing and to extract direct visual patterns.
An efficient algorithm for fingerprint preprocessing and feature extraction.
Microarray data preprocessing identifies noise data and eliminates or reduces the impact of existing noises on the machine learning algorithm.
The measurements in Figure 2 are used again to show the effectiveness of data preprocessing, and the results in this case are shown in Figure 4.
The Gap metric is proved to be more suitable for measuring the distance between two linear systems than the norm-based ones [7, 8], and the effect of dimension on each variable can be reflected in the Riemannian space when data preprocessing is performed.
The task of preprocessing is to remove these interfering factors from the informative part of the spectrum, and there are different approaches for this.
Spectral Preprocessing. In order to reduce or remove undesired physical effect such as light scattering and random noise caused by instruments or variable physical sample properties, the average reflectance spectrum (ARS) should be preprocessed.
The preprocessing stage enhances the abnormal region of the test picture by implementing a multithresholding scheme with or without the skull section.