Also found in: Dictionary, Medical, Acronyms, Idioms, Encyclopedia.
Related to GIGO: GEICO
  • noun

Words related to GIGO

(computer science) a rule stating that the quality of the output is a function of the quality of the input

References in periodicals archive ?
As with any GIGO pitfall, however, the cause of the problem must first be identified before it can be fixed.
Assigning a predetermined BAN score to the pipeline management will ensure that you are not plagued by GIGO (Garbage In, Garbage Out).
Chapter 8 considers issues of data gathering and the concept of GIGO (Garbage in Garbage out).
Being highly appreciative of the old computer programmer's rule of GIGO [garbage in; garbage out], I was very nervous about going on record with my estimate of twenty-seven million slaves.
Without highly specialized knowledge of insurance policy language, database construction can easily fall victim to the GIGO (garbage in, garbage out) phenomenon.
This is one aspect of the GIGO (Garbage In Garbage Out) principle.
Computers may appear to be intelligent, but they are really inert, and subject to the laws of GIGO (Garbage In, Garbage Out) and WYSYWYG, pronounced wizziwig, which is, What You See Is What You Get.