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Data processing

Definition
Series of manual, automatic or electronic operations such as validating, sorting, summarising, and aggregating data. These operations are usually followed with data retrieval, transformation, classification, analysis and reporting.

Traitement des données

Définition
Série d’opérations manuelles, automatiques ou électroniques telles que la validation, le tri, la réduction, l’agrégation de données. Ces opérations sont généralement suivies de l’extraction, la transformation, la classification, l’analyse et la présentation des données.

Procesamiento de datos

Definición
Serie de operaciones manuales, automáticas o electrónicas, tales como validación, clasificación, resumen y agregación de datos. Generalmente, con posterioridad a estas operaciones se efectúa la extracción, transformación, clasificación, análisis y reporte de datos.