selective information

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Noun1.selective information - (communication theory) a numerical measure of the uncertainty of an outcome; "the signal contained thousands of bits of information"
communication theory, communications - the discipline that studies the principles of transmiting information and the methods by which it is delivered (as print or radio or television etc.); "communications is his major field of study"
information measure - a system of measurement of information based on the probabilities of the events that convey information
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Mrs Roberts added: "This suggests the health board received only selective information that predisposed them to reach only one conclusion, which has now been quashed.
By quickly download selective information from Apple iCloud with Elcomsoft Phone Breaker and viewing acquired information in Elcomsoft Phone Viewer, investigators can obtain essential information about the suspect such as their calls, messages, address books and location history in a matter of minutes.
The American Civil Liberties Union correctly argued that it was unacceptable for the US to both claim the program was classified and yet leak selective information to favored journalists to "paint the program in the most favorable light.
He cautioned people against relying on selective information, which could be misleading, and said people were getting tired of violence and vandalism perpetrated by opposition foot soldiers.
I noticed at that time that someone had been deliberately posting selective information about me and removed it.
When it arrived, the government started leaking selective information from the negotiations, aimed at building public opposition to a bailout and justifying the planned rejection.
Singh accused activist-turned-politician Kejriwal of revealing selective information against senior political leaders so that he could further his own political career.
Other selective information such as gender, age, specific medical conditions and ethnicity is available.
Selective information tops the list among the sampled participants.
Registered users will benefit from the new platform due to an improved profile management with detailed preference settings allowing a more accurate and selective information transfer.
Presenting selective information, dubious conjecture and unrealistic judgement, it is a trap for the gullible.
But it's Syria and its followers who this year have tried three times to kill the Hariri tribunal: after the generals were released, when the opposition falsely described this as a declaration of innocence; when someone leaked selective information to Der Spiegel, which published a flawed account of the Hariri assassination suggesting it was mainly a Hizbullah operation; and this past week, when Syrian and pro-Syrian figures and media made a concerted effort to discredit the tribunal, declaring its work "politicized.

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