The UIS Glossary includes statistical terms related to education, science, technology and innovation, culture, and communication & information . Some of the entries contain translations in one or more of the following languages: Arabic, English, French and Spanish. Other entries provide more detailed information, such as definitions, calculation formulas for indicators and sources. Indicators are marked with an asterisk (*).

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Data coding

Process of assigning numerical values to responses that are originally in a given format such as numerical, text, audio or video. The main objective is to facilitate the automatic treatment of data for analytical purposes.

Codage des données

Processus qui consiste en général à assigner des valeurs numériques aux réponses exprimées au départ sous forme numérique, textuel, sonore ou visuelle. Toutefois, les logiciels d’analyse qualitative utilisent aussi des codes sous forme de texte pour faire des analyses quantitatives. Le principal objectif est de faciliter le traitement automatique des données dans un but analytique.

Codificación de datos

Procedimiento de asignación de valores numéricos a respuestas presentadas en formatos determinados, por ejemplo, numérico, de texto, audio o video. Su principal objetivo es facilitar el tratamiento automático de datos para propósitos analíticos.