Electronic Data Processing (EDP)

Electronic Data Processing, also known as EDP, is a frequently used term for automatic information processing. It uses the computers to manipulate, record, classification and to summarize data. EDP can, therefore, be described as the processing of data using electronic means such as computers, calculators, servers and other similar electronic equipments. A computer is the best example of an electronic data processing machine. Electronic data processing is an accurate and rapid method of data processing.[1]

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