The Ultimate Data Glossary

Welcome to the Seer Data & Analytics ultimate data glossary. We have curated a variety of data definitions in this easy-to-use glossary to help communities and organisations navigate data terms.

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There are currently 10 names in this directory beginning with the letter C.
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Category
A category in relation to data represents types of data that may be divided into groups. An example would include sex, age range and so on.

Causation
Causation relates to cause and effect between two or more independent things that have influenced the outcome.

Cell
A cell is the smallest component of a table generally contains a calculation convergence between row(s) and/or column(s) to produce an outcome.

Chart
A chart is a visual representation of a table to make data easier to understand or visualise. Seer offers horizontal, vertical, line and donut chart types for visualisation.

Clustered
A selection of categories that might be broken down for example you might have multiple years, and cluster various age ranges associated to each year and clustered accordingly.

Code
Computer code or scripts. In the context of data management, this may include code used in the collection, manipulation, processing, analysis or visualization of data, but may also include software developed for other purposes.

Community voice
A community voice enables communities to discover views from various community stakeholders as they collaborate to understand critical problems and/or develop solutions for their community.

Confidentiality
The right of privacy and of non-release of disclosed personal information. Applies to data collected on human subjects. Researchers may be subject to legal requirements to prevent the release of private, personally identifiable information provided by research subjects.

Copyright
A set of legal rights extended to copyright owners (the author or creator, or other party to whom the rights have been assigned) that govern such activities as reproducing, distributing, adapting, or exhibiting original works fixed in tangible form. Copyright does not apply to factual information; as a result it does not apply to data.

Correlation
A correlation is a mutual relationship between two or more independent things that may indicate influence.