Error FAQs:

Q: Is error synonymous with a mistake?

A: Yes, though in technical contexts the two are often distinguished.

Q: Is error defined as the difference between a set point and the process value?

A: Yes.

Q: Is error said to occur when perfect fidelity is lost in the copying of information?

A: Yes.

Q: Is error defined as a difference between the desired and actual performance or behavior of a system or object?

A: Yes.

Q: Are errors factual inaccuracies in analysis resulting from poor or missing data?

A: Yes, intelligence failure is systemic organizational surprise resulting from incorrect, missing, discarded, or inadequate hypotheses.