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Two Dimensional Array of Bits

Processing social survey data by turning into a two dimentional array of bits seems best. The Python Bitarray package will be used. Continue reading

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Proposed Standards for Social Surveys

Standards are proposed for the storage and translation of machine-readable data, including the not only responses but also questionnaire and response set information. It should be possible to reconstruct the entire survey procedures and instruments automatically, without human intervention, so that the resulting mass of data will be most useful for social technology, as well as in the social sciences. Continue reading

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If only the WLS people had Digitized their Codebooks

If only the Wisconsin Longitudinal Study and other social surveys had digitized their codebooks, at least, and even their questionnaires, then actually using the data in social technology would be so much easier. Continue reading

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