In his book Data Quality: The Accuracy Dimension, Jack Olson explained that data accuracy refers to whether data values are correct. To be correct, Olson argued, a data value must be both the right value and be represented in an unambiguous form, which is why he declared the two characteristics of data accuracy are form and content.


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