an acronym noting the fact that garbled input to a computer results in garbled output
Origin of GIGOg(arbage) i(n,) g(arbage) o(ut)
An informal rule holding that the integrity of output is dependent on the integrity of input.
Origin of GIGOg(arbage) i(n,) g(arbage) o(ut).
gigo - Computer Definition
(Garbage In Garbage Out) "Bad input produces bad output." Data entry is critical. All possible tests should be made on data entered into a computer.