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Information Quality Decay Rate

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Information Quality Decay Rate - definition(s)

Information quality decay rate - The rate, usually expressed as a percent per year, at which the accuracy of a data collection will deteriorate over time if no data updates are applied, for example, (1) person age decay rate is 100% within one year, decaying at a rate of approximately 1.9% per week; (2) if 17% of a population moves annually, the annual decay rate of address is 17%).

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Source: Larry English, External, 30-Jan-2009 10:08

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