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GENERALISED EDIT AND IMPUTATION SYSTEM (GEIS)

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Definition:
A generalised edit and imputation system (GEIS) is a processing system that was developed at Statistics Canada to meet the requirements of the Canadian economic surveys. Its main feature are (i) an error localization function which uses a minimum change approach, and (ii) an imputation function which performs deterministic imputation, donor imputation, and imputation by estimators.

Source Publication:
Glossary of Terms Used in Statistical Data Editing
Located on K-Base, the knowledge base on statistical data editing, UN/ECE Data Editing Group

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Hyperlink:
http://www.unece.org/fileadmin/DAM/stats/publications/editingglossary.pdf

Statistical Theme: Methodological information (metadata)

Created on Wednesday, March 13, 2002

Last updated on Tuesday, June 11, 2013