Garbage-in, garbage-out (GIGO)

Garbage-in, garbage-out (GIGO),

Definition of Garbage-in, garbage-out (GIGO):

  1. Computer industry axiom signifying that no matter how sophisticated an information processing system is, the quality (accuracy, completeness, relevance, timeliness, etc) of the information coming out of it cannot be better than the quality of the information that went in. A program working on inaccurate data will only yield misleading results.

  2. Used to express the idea that in computing and other fields, incorrect or poor-quality input will produce faulty output.

How to use Garbage-in, garbage-out (GIGO) in a sentence?

  1. First, the project suffered from GIGO: garbage in, garbage out.

Meaning of Garbage-in, garbage-out (GIGO) & Garbage-in, garbage-out (GIGO) Definition