raw data

raw data2016-12-14T12:30:28+00:00

raw data 


Data collected in an original form–e.g., obtained directly from instrument read-outs, which has not been subjected to calculations, statistical analysis, or classification.

In research, it is critical to collect raw data consistently–i.e., in the same place and in a logical and ordered sequence, especially for those receiving US federal grant monies, as raw data may be viewed as governmental property subject to public scrutiny  


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