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data point

Informatics
A “hard” measurable value that can be graphed or included in a database.
 
Vox populi
Like many real terms, popular use has morphed “data point” into a bullet point in a lantern-slide presentation, or “any anecdote or opinion disguised as fact that can be used to persuade others”.
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Because consumers often assign a similar value to specific data points as to bundles of data, they don't see the value in giving away hundreds of contacts' details.
It is important to realize that each data set that is used for such curve fitting must contain at least 2-3 data points from concentrations at which there is no effect.
Assessing students through programmatic assessment using multiple data points to promote a student to next class rather a single data point (carrying 90% weightage) and evaluation of "internal assessment' through external inspectors to ensure its quality, is the need of the hour.
In addition, researchers have tried to use metadata-a set of information that describes the detailed meaning of each data point-to map building data points. By observing the sequence of characters in BAS vendor-given point names, Bhattacharya et al.
Distance between Data Points. The distance between data points reflects the degree of density between the data points and also the size of the data field between the data points.
Each data point from a KPI is a snapshot of that particular quantity at that particular time: The factory scrap rate for March, or last Tuesday's percentage of website visitors who actually bought something.
In this paper, a new unified distance metric for mixed data points is firstly proposed and used to construct the distance matrix between data points of mixed data.
Then, by this behavior, users can choose the data points which are divided into the wrong cluster in the user view and move them to the right cluster.
Taking full advantage of Cint's latest SaaS offering Cint Connect, a real-time insights tool that offers a self-serve ecosystem for audience and ad effectiveness measurement, MVI is now able to capture 100+ demographic and pre- profiled data points among each of the 19 million audience members hosted in Cint's platform as they view an online ad tagged for tracking via Cint's technology.
The spatially nearer data points are logically clustered collectively in the ClusterTree.
The black lines connecting the data points indicate that the data point in the preceding box is a primary leading indicator for the data point in the following box.
Called Kinetica, this proof-of-concept system for the Apple iPad converts tabular data, such as Excel spreadsheets, so that data points appear as colored spheres on the touchscreen.