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Data Analysis

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Data Analysis - definition(s)

Data Analysis - A study of information to establish trends or exceptions. The review of facts and application of statistical processes to describe, summarize, and identify data patterns and significance.

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Source: The Data Governance Institute, 24 November 2009 08:21:00, External

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Data Analysis - in SAS data quality, the process of evaluating input data sets in order to determine whether data cleansing is needed.

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Source: SAS, 27 May 2010 09:26:55, External

Data Analysis - Breaking down the data to draw significant insights. Steps involved in data analysis - validate (make sure that the data is good), summarize (compute central tendency and dispersion), assess (histograms, etc) search for structure (relationship between variables with scatter plots, correlation, regression, etc), compare (mean, standard deviation, etc) and present results and draw conclusions.

[Category=Quality ]

Source: The Quality Portal, 05 April 2011 09:57:18, External 



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