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  1. any computer process that converts data into information or knowledge

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    created by user picturefactobot on January 20, 2009
  2. The processing is usually assumed to be automated and running on a computer

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  3. data are defined as numbers or characters that represent measurements from observable phenomena

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  4. Because data are most useful when well-presented and actually informative, data-processing systems are often referred to as information systems to emphasize their practicality

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  5. Nevertheless, both terms are roughly synonymous, performing similar conversions

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  6. data-processing systems typically manipulate raw data into information, and likewise information systems typically take raw data as input to produce information as output

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