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DATA CAPTURE

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Definition:
Data capture is the process by which collected data are put in a machine-readable form.

Context:
Elementary edit checks are often performed in sub-modules of the software that does data capture.

Source Publication:
Economic Commission for Europe of the United Nations (UNECE), "Glossary of Terms on Statistical Data Editing", Conference of European Statisticians Methodological material, Geneva, 2000.

Cross References:
Input device

Hyperlink:
http://epp.eurostat.ec.europa.eu/statistics_explained/index.php/Glossary:United_Nations_Economic_Commission_for_Europe_(UNECE)/fr

Statistical Theme: Methodological information (metadata)

Glossary Output Segments:
SDMX

Created on Wednesday, March 13, 2002

Last updated on Tuesday, June 11, 2013