Census Data Capture with OCR Technology: Ghana’s Experience.

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Census Data Capture with OCR Technology: Ghana’s Experience.

By Ghana Statistical Service, 2008.

This document describes of the Ghana Statistical Service in using Optical character recognition (OCR) technology for the data capture during the 2000 population and housing census. It discusses the reasons for choosing the OCR technology, the various working steps in capturing and editing the data, and difficulties and challenges encountered.

Paper presented at Regional Workshop on Census Data Processing: Contemporary technologies for data capture, methodology and practice of data editing, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, 2008.

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Created:Thursday, April 02, 2009
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Secondary Categories: CENSUS DATA PROCESSING, 1. Data capture, 2. Data editing