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Title: 1983 integrated data users workshop: proceedings. Summary

Abstract

The Integrated Data Users Group (IDUG) is composed of people from various federal agencies and other organizations who have chosen to participate in a forum for exchange of information regarding use of integrated data. Integrated data are environmental, health, and socioeconomic data that are often found in large files, are ususally machine-readable, are frequently geographically oriented, cover large areas that may include the entire United States, and otherwise require combining data of dissimilar types and origins. The key field for merging files is usually a geographic area. Counties in the United States are commonly used geographic units, but other areas such as river basins may be used. The group's purpose is to address problems that cannot be adequately addressed using data from a single study or survey but require integration of data from different files. The goals are: (1) to increase our knowledge of the existence and availability of pertinent data bases; (2) to encourage transfer of those data among users; (3) to improve use of data file standards for completeness, accuracy, comparability to published sources, documentation, codes and nomenclatures; and (4) to promote development and use of affordable, simple, practical methods of acquiring, processing, evaluating, and reporting integrated data.more » The primary means of achieving these goals is through the annual Integrated Data Users Workshop. The conference sessions included: integrated data systems in the context of foresight and strategic planning; data clearinghouse roles and functions; data quality issues; socioeconomic and demographic data issues in data integration; political and economic barriers to data integrating; numeric data referral centers/clearinghouses; integrated systems in the context of anticipated technological changes; qualtiy assurance obligations for integrated data users; and practical applications of integrated data approaches. (GHT)« less

Authors:
;  [1]
  1. eds.
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Oak Ridge National Lab., TN (USA)
OSTI Identifier:
6363443
Report Number(s):
CONF-831117-Summ.
ON: DE86001444
Resource Type:
Conference
Resource Relation:
Conference: 4. integrated data users workshop, Reston, VA, USA, 1 Nov 1983; Other Information: Portions of this document are illegible in microfiche products. Original copy available until stock is exhausted
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
99 GENERAL AND MISCELLANEOUS//MATHEMATICS, COMPUTING, AND INFORMATION SCIENCE; DATA BASE MANAGEMENT; MEETINGS; STATISTICS; INFORMATION SYSTEMS; LEADING ABSTRACT; NUMERICAL DATA; QUALITY CONTROL; ABSTRACTS; CONTROL; DATA; DOCUMENT TYPES; INFORMATION; MANAGEMENT; MATHEMATICS; 990300* - Information Handling

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Olson, R J, and Millemann, N T. 1983 integrated data users workshop: proceedings. Summary. United States: N. p., 1985. Web.
Olson, R J, & Millemann, N T. 1983 integrated data users workshop: proceedings. Summary. United States.
Olson, R J, and Millemann, N T. Tue . "1983 integrated data users workshop: proceedings. Summary". United States.
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