By Top Image Systems, Ltd., 2008.
The design of the census forms is an imperative issue that should be addresses in advance. The form design has a major impact on the results of the census’ data capture phase. In case that the forms are not properly designed, the people who fill in the census forms will encounter problems during the filling phase, will have a low response to meet the predefined criteria, and produce a high rate of errors. At the same time, the data capture platform will encounter problem in the recognition phases. This document describes shortly different aspects that should be addresses in respect to census form design.
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