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Title Surveys and Technology – Polishing the Crystal Ball
Source The ASC's 5th International Conference, 2007: The Challenges of a Changing World: Developments in the Survey Process
Year 2007
Access date 23.10.2012

This paper provides a look at new technology developments which are relevant to survey computing and what they might offer. It is the latest in a series of similar presentations (about every ten years) which have been given at previous conferences. Hugh Neffendorf is currently working on the impact of new technology on use and dissemination of official statistics, so the crystal ball is not too dusty. However, it seems to be getting larger and cloudier in some areas, as the pace of technology develops, as the old limitations diminish and as the world becomes hungrier for information. It is noted that the advance of hardware and operating systems can now be taken for granted, while the social implications of technology become more prominent. This presentation will offer a view of a survey environment in which most things now appear possible, but not all will deliver their promise or produce reliable information.

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Year of publication2007
Bibliographic typeConferences, workshops, tutorials, presentations