Types of research data

From Science Europe Data Glossary

Definition: types of research data are based on their format, thus data may be numerical, descriptive, visual or tactile. Explanation: from the point of view of additional input it may be raw, [[data cleaning|cleaned] or [processed data|processed], and may be held in any format or media. Concerning the phase in the research life cycle, data can be used at the beginning of research as source data or at the end as a result of a research.
See also: data type