electronic data processing

Definitions

General Science

Commerce

  • noun the process of selecting and examining data stored in a computer to produce information.

Electronics

  • The processing of information by a computer.
  • The processing of information within a specific application. For example, the manipulation of large amounts of numeric data in a program.

Information & Library Science

  • noun computer-based tasks involving the input and manipulation of data, usually using database programs.

Travel

  • noun the act of selecting and examining data stored in a computer to produce information.
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