Thursday, 24 January 2013

Data Information Intelligence & knowledge.


Define the terms Data , Information , Intelligence  & knowledge.

Data :

                The processing information is nothing but DATA.
1. Facts and statistics collected together for reference or analysis.
2. The quantitative characters or symbols on which operations are performed by a computer being   stored and transmitted.

Information:

                Data that is accurate and timely, specific and organized for a purpose, presented within a context that gives it meaning and relevance and can lead to an increase in understanding and decrease uncertainity.

Intelligence:

                It is defined as general cognitive problem solving skills. A mental ability involved in reasoning , perceiving relationships and analogies, calculating , learning quickly etc..

Knowledge:

                Information and skills acquired through experience or education; the theoretical or practical understanding of a subject.
                What is known in a particular field or in total; facts and information