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

Jan Beise
CENSUS DATA PROCESSING
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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