data point

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n data point an item of factual information derived from measurement or research
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Usage

In literature:

Beyond my two early points, the right to privacy and the mother-tongue, what are the generalizations to be drawn from my data?
"A Straight Deal" by Owen Wister
But in regard to this point, we are of course entirely without historical data.
"Darwin and Modern Science" by A.C. Seward and Others
On this point I have no data.
"Studies in the Psychology of Sex, Volume 4 (of 6)" by Havelock Ellis
The point which most concerns us is in how far biological data can be applied to the sex problem in society.
"Taboo and Genetics" by Melvin Moses Knight, Iva Lowther Peters, and Phyllis Mary Blanchard
But on all these points the reader should take note of the data on page 84 and in Appendices XXIV and XXV.
"The Foundations of Japan" by J.W. Robertson Scott
Statistics on these points are hidden in English Blue-books, and we have no very reliable data as to the number of women and children employed.
"Women Wage-Earners" by Helen Campbell
Lat., but there are no reliable data concerning this point.
"The Part Borne by the Dutch in the Discovery of Australia 1606-1765" by J. E. Heeres
In possession of these data and this unexpected enlightenment I varied the experiments, but all pointed to the same conclusion.
"Social Life in the Insect World" by J. H. Fabre
The measured deviations of Uranus at the different points of its orbit were the sole data available for the discovery of the new planet.
"The Story of the Heavens" by Robert Stawell Ball
The data are lacking, however, for the determination of this point.
"Introduction to the History of Religions" by Crawford Howell Toy
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In news:

Dexter' malware steals credit card data from Point-of-Sale systems.
Of all of the home-price data points they looked at from post- crisis decades, 90 percent showed prices lower than they were before the crisis .
Data Point to Calif as Jobless Claims Culprit .
One study points to IT budget increases overall, but according to another study it appears that the majority of data centers won't be part of that trend.
I consider that a significant data point, not because I'm particularly knowledgeable about this process or about Rice, but because I'm not.
Letter uses dubious data to make point.
I don't expect peer instruction to be widespread, but still: We have over 20 years of data that point to PI being highly effective in physics instruction .
But new data shows the earth is on track to reach this point of no return.
In fact if you look at one Google analytics data-point it already passed the 50 million viewer mark earlier today.
In shifting through the fine analysis that emerged in the aftermath of last week's midterm elections, a few data points are particularly noteworthy.
Data thieves target debit cards, PINs at point of sale .
Sales said yes, but didn't have specific data to prove its point.
Michigan counties experienced a median jobless rate decline of 1 percentage point over the month and 1.7 percentage points over the year, according to data released today by the Michigan Department of Technology, Management and Budget.
The new national Pew poll, one of my faves, has Obama ahead by 14 points -- and the data just gets worse for McCain the deeper you go.
The PS2000B is a complete high performance polarization measurement and analysis system capable of sampling data at 200 points/sec.
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In science:

However, unlike in Paper 1 we were unable to apply the non-linear fitting (Press et al. 1992) routines successfully, probably because the present data set is noisier and contains fewer data points.
Disc heating in NGC 2985
Since the number of data points is rather small we have included the emission line data directly into the fitting procedure.
Disc heating in NGC 2985
In order to be able to compare such things as the linear fitting parameters to those derived from the actual data, we needed to use the same number of data points (37).
The SCUBA Local Universe Galaxy Survey II. 450 micron data - evidence for cold dust in bright IRAS Galaxies
The curves, which have been normalized to the maximum of the Hu et al. data points, indicate the mass distribution in a hydrodynamical simulation with the same cosmological parameters as were used to calculate the data points.
Explaining the Lyman-alpha forest
FIG. 3: a) The data for the 2D XY model with RSJ dynamics are plotted as v/iaAHNS against Li with aAHNS = 3.83(see Ref.6, just as in Fig.8 of this reference the data points for i > 0.4 are excluded in the plot).
Scaling determination of the nonlinear I-V characteristics for 2D superconducting networks
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