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sense datum

n.
A basic unanalyzable sensation, such as a color or smell, experienced upon stimulation of a sense organ or receptor.
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The value of sensed data was calculated by the total sum of sense data and its weight plus threshold value to judge.
SENSE data provide colleges with a previously unavailable means for systematically understanding new students' experiences on their campuses, thereby providing a framework for institutions to consider how well their organizational structures are meeting entering students' needs.
We can abstract on higher and higher orders, and we can make higher and higher order verbal generalizations as we move down the diagram and further from the immediate sense data.
According to Levi, late scholastics were unable to reconcile an epistemology based on the need for sense data with the immortality of the individual soul once detached from the body; they were unable to reconcile free will either with the rational choices of human moral agents or with divine grace; they could not reconcile God's justice and benevolence with the notion that He withholds His grace--needed for salvation--from some of the people He creates.
For example, if my target experiences a read error, am I required to return specific sense data, or do I just need to return sense data that the host understands?