History of the Economic Censuses Volume 1997

History of the Economic Censuses Volume 1997

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1982-01-01 edition. Excerpt: ...1982 Characteristics of Business Owners Survey.. 116 Final Report 116 1982 Census of Transportation 116 Final Reports 116 Reference Series 117 INTRODUCTION As for previous economic censuses, the objective of the 1 982 publication program was to make the census results available in printed reports and on microfiche and public-use computer tapes as soon as possible after the censuses were taken, while assuring the quality of both the information and the manner of presentation. Reports were published for each of the basic censuses; the outlying areas; the census of transportation; the surveys of minority-owned business enterprises, womenowned businesses, and characteristics of business owners; and the enterprise statistics program. General publications planning began in January 1982. The main goals were a more expeditious method than for past censuses of producing and assembling the report elements into a package ready for printing and a simple, modern, effective presentation of the data. Building on experience in prior censuses, a comprehensive system of control records was devised to cover all aspects of the planning, composition methods, design, format, tables, text, appendix materials, cost estimates, distribution, publication program, and time schedules. This chapter describes the (1) further development of the table image processor system (TIPS), which greatly accelerated the production of publication copy, (2) publication planning, (3) types of publications, (4) publication procedures, (5) printing of reports, and (6) content of each census series. DEVELOPMENT OF THE TABLE IMAGE PROCESSOR SYSTEM (TIPS) AND TIPS II Despite known inadequacies that would prevent complete publication processing, an experimental computer...show more

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  • Paperback | 154 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 8mm | 286g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236831365
  • 9781236831361