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collection

 [kŏ-lek´shun]
a gathering together.
data collection the process of acquiring subjects and gathering information needed for a study; methods of collection will vary depending on the study design.
research data collection in the nursing interventions classification, a nursing intervention defined as collecting research data.
specimen collection in the omaha system, the obtaining of specimens of body fluids, secretions, or excreta, including blood, urine, feces, sputum, or drainage.

data collection

(in research) the phase of a study that includes the gathering of information and identification of sampling units as directed by the research design. Data collection precedes data analysis.

data collection

In the context of clinical research, the accessing and recording information that provides source data for analysis and interpretation.
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The result of this training will be Soldiers and officers who are familiar with the DMAIC (define, measure, analyze, improve, control) process, value stwam mapping, advanced process mapping, defect tracking, quality improvement tools, and data collection plans.
Shoplogix's Plantnode was the key to the development of a sound data collection plan to gather reliable and statistically valid operational data," stated Craig Tompkins, VP Operations at Ryerson.
The first user interface is for security administration, data collection plan creation and management and equipment metadata viewing.
The Data Collection Plan Manager enables automatic setup and dynamic changes via fab systems to vary the data capture as needed for APC/AEC," explained Bill Ramus, senior VP of commercial management at ILS Technology.
CIMPortal can also be configured to collect existing sensor data directly from OEM tools and enable after market add-on sensor bus information to be shared over one synchronized Data Collection Plan (DCP) or multiple DCPs.
eCentre now also includes Data Collection Plan Manager (DCPM) the ability to change data collection plans dynamically.

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