Using OCR for Large Volume Census Data Capture in China

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Using OCR for Large Volume Census Data Capture in China


By National Bureau of Statistics of China, 2008.

National Bureau of Statistics of China (NBSC) has used OCR technology in two cases of large-volume census data capture; one is the fifth national population census, the other is the second national agricultural census. The document describes the experiences of the NBSC in using these technologies during those two major statistical undertakings.

Paper presented at UNSD-ESCAP Regional Workshop on Census data processing: contemporary technologies for data capture, methodology and practice of data editing, documentation and archiving; Bangkok, Thailand, 2008.



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Created:Thursday, April 02, 2009
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Secondary Categories: GENERAL CENSUS PLANNING AND MANAGEMENT, CENSUS DATA PROCESSING, 1. Data capture
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