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Parsing - definitions

Parsing : The electronic analysis of data to break into meaningful patterns or attributes for the purpose of data correction, or record matching, de-duplication and consolidation

[Category=Data Quality ]

Source: Larry English, External, 05-Feb-2009 10:37

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Parse; Parsing - Intelligently separating a field value or string into its component parts (e.g. parsing a Full Name into its five characteristic components: Prefix, First Name, Middle Name [or Initial], Last Name and Suffix). The opposite action is called concatenation.

[Category=Database Management ]

Source: Northwest Database Services, 13 November 2009 10:03:08, External

Parsing - A system of analyzing a name and address record - by each of its parts, individually. An essential step to successful matching of one file to another.

[Category=Database Marketing ]

Source: Postcom, 25 March 2010 11:38:52, External

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