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Title: A study of auditing methodologies for the Energy Information Administration data collection and processing system quality assessment program

Abstract

Since FY83 the Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) has assisted the Department of Energy's (DOE's) Energy Information Administration (EIA) Quality Assurance Division, Office of Statistical Standards (OSS), with assessments of the quality of EIA's automated data collection and processing systems. These assessments have had three objectives: to determine whether the survey systems collect, process, and publish accurate and reliable information; to ensure that the system documentation is current and adequate; and to evaluate the systems' compliance with applicable EIA standards. By the end of CY89 over 40 different EIA data survey systems will have been audited. This will complete the first round of EIA auditing. 17 refs.

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Research Org.:
Oak Ridge National Lab., TN (USA)
Sponsoring Org.:
DOE/MA
OSTI Identifier:
5318803
Report Number(s):
ORNL/TM-11327
ON: DE90004384
DOE Contract Number:
AC05-84OR21400
Resource Type:
Technical Report
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
29 ENERGY PLANNING, POLICY AND ECONOMY; 99 GENERAL AND MISCELLANEOUS//MATHEMATICS, COMPUTING, AND INFORMATION SCIENCE; DATA ACQUISITION; AUDITS; COMPUTER ARCHITECTURE; QUALITY ASSURANCE; 290100* - Energy Planning & Policy- Energy Analysis & Modeling; 990200 - Mathematics & Computers

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Truett, L.F., and Yow, T.G.. A study of auditing methodologies for the Energy Information Administration data collection and processing system quality assessment program. United States: N. p., 1989. Web.
Truett, L.F., & Yow, T.G.. A study of auditing methodologies for the Energy Information Administration data collection and processing system quality assessment program. United States.
Truett, L.F., and Yow, T.G.. Wed . "A study of auditing methodologies for the Energy Information Administration data collection and processing system quality assessment program". United States. doi:.
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year = {Wed Nov 01 00:00:00 EST 1989},
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