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The IALA Dictionary was digitized through a semi-automated OCR process. There is a need to check the quality of the digitizing process. Therefore the IALA Dictionary Editors are working their way through the Dictionary, marking each term appropriately as follows:
 
The IALA Dictionary was digitized through a semi-automated OCR process. There is a need to check the quality of the digitizing process. Therefore the IALA Dictionary Editors are working their way through the Dictionary, marking each term appropriately as follows:
  
* Terms who have been found to be identical with the original dictionary are added to Category 'QA'
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* Terms who have been found to be identical to the original dictionary entry are added to Category 'QA'
 
* Terms which need further editing are added to Category 'Needs Editing'
 
* Terms which need further editing are added to Category 'Needs Editing'
 
  
 
== Approving new (and existing?) terms ==
 
== Approving new (and existing?) terms ==

Revision as of 19:16, 5 May 2012

Dictionary Quality Control[edit]

The IALA Dictionary was digitized through a semi-automated OCR process. There is a need to check the quality of the digitizing process. Therefore the IALA Dictionary Editors are working their way through the Dictionary, marking each term appropriately as follows:

  • Terms who have been found to be identical to the original dictionary entry are added to Category 'QA'
  • Terms which need further editing are added to Category 'Needs Editing'

Approving new (and existing?) terms[edit]

There is a need for a procedure for approving both new (and existing? terms in the dictionary.

At PAP19 this procedure for approving dictionary terms was discussed (needs to be discussed further):

International Association of Marine Aids to Navigation and Lighthouse Authorities - AISM

Quality Assurance