Definition of Information. Meaning of Information. Synonyms of Information

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Definition of Information

Information
Information In`for*ma"tion, n. [F., fr. L. informatio representation, cinception. See Inform, v. t.] 1. The act of informing, or communicating knowledge or intelligence. The active informations of the intellect. --South. 2. News, advice, or knowledge, communicated by others or obtained by personal study and investigation; intelligence; knowledge derived from reading, observation, or instruction. Larger opportunities of information. --Rogers. He should get some information in the subject he intends to handle. --Swift. 3. (Law) A proceeding in the nature of a prosecution for some offens against the government, instituted and prosecuted, really or nominally, by some authorized public officer on behalt of the government. It differs from an indictment in criminal cases chiefly in not being based on the finding of a grand juri. See Indictment.

Meaning of Information from wikipedia

- Template:Use dmy information 2020 Information can be thought of as the resolution of uncertainty; it is that which answers the question of "what an entity...
- Information technology (IT) is the use of computers to store, retrieve, transmit, and mani****te data or information. IT is typically used within the context...
- Information security, sometimes shortened to infosec, is the practice of protecting information by mitigating information risks. It is part of information...
- An information system (IS) is a formal, sociotechnical, organizational system designed to collect, process, store, and distribute information. In a sociotechnical...
- Information theory studies the quantification, storage, and communication of information. It was originally proposed by Claude Shannon in 1948 to find...
- The Information Age (also known as the Computer Age, Digital Age, or New Media Age) is a historical period that began in the late 20th century, characterized...
- Information science (also known as information studies) is an academic field which is primarily concerned with analysis, collection, cl****ification, mani****tion...
- Information retrieval (IR) is the activity of obtaining information system resources that are relevant to an information need from a collection of those...
- economics, perfect information (sometimes referred to as "no hidden information") is a feature of perfect competition. With perfect information in a market,...
- mathematical statistics, the Fisher information (sometimes simply called information) is a way of measuring the amount of information that an observable random...
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