Data acquisition

Updated: 10/02/2017 by Computer Hope

data captureAlternatively referred to as a data capture, data acquisition is the process of collecting and organizing information. The method of data acquisition varies, from reading a book to performing an experiment and observing the results. In computing, data acquisition is used to gather information electronically and allow it to be stored, searched, or organized more efficiently.

Artificial intelligence terms, Data, Business terms, Data manipulation, Data mining, Source data