BOTTOM-UP PROCESSING

n. information processing which starts with the initial data before it proceeds to higher-level processes. When the first stage is data-driven, the next higher concepts such as recognition and interpretation will follow. Also called bottom-up analysis. See data-driven process. Compare top-down processing.

BOTTOM-UP PROCESSING: "Bottom-up processing of information starts from the simple to the complex."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "BOTTOM-UP PROCESSING," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/bottom-up-processing/ (accessed October 16, 2019).
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