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  • Long-range planning, progress- and cost-reporting in the Central bureau of statistics of Norway 

    Nordbotten, Svein (Journal article, 1966)
    As most firms and agencies, a statistical office has an administrative need for measuring and describing its own activities in different ways to predict future needs for resources, allocate resources and control ...
  • The use of administrative data in official statistics - past, present and future : with special reference to the Nordic countries 

    Nordbotten, Svein (Chapter, 2010)
    The rolls, from which conscripts were called for working on the pyramids, may have been among the first administrative data sources for preparing statistics. Later rulers enrolled males for recruiting members to their ...
  • A note on Transmittal of Specifications and Communications Between Subject-Matter and Processing Specialists 

    Nordbotten, Svein (Conference object, 1968)
    This note on transmittal of specifications and communications between subject-matter and processing specialists in a statistical bureau is prepared with particular reference to the procedures being used in the Norwegian ...
  • Editing statistical records by neural networks 

    Nordbotten, Svein (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 1995)
    Editing records to ensure quality in statistical surveys is an expensive and timeconsuming process. Since the introduction of computers in statistical processing, development and use of automated editing have been important ...
  • Bruk av en EDB-maskin i statistikkproduksjonen 

    Nordbotten, Svein (Journal article, 1959)
    Fra a vsere et biprodukt av annen virksomhet har statistikkproduksjonen i et moderne samfunn utviklet seg til en stor og krevende databearbeidingsoppgave. Da Statistisk Sentralbyra i Norge ble opprettet i 1876, ble ...
  • On statistical file systems II 

    Nordbotten, Svein (Journal article, 1967)
    At the Nordic statistical meeting in Helsinki 1960, some ideas were presented under the name Statistical file system (2). The aim of the present paper is to discuss some further views connected to such a system and ...
  • A statistical file system 

    Nordbotten, Svein (Journal article, 1966)
    This paper is based on the assumption that the society shall continue to grow both in size and complexity. The condition lor growth in a wanted direction is, however, that the decision-making units will at any time ...
  • Dus med Deuce 

    Nordbotten, Svein (Journal article, 1958)
    Hullkortmaskinen ble oppfunnet av den amerikanske statistiker Herman Hollerith og det var problemer i forbindelse med de amerikanske folketellingene i 1890 og 1900 som førte til at han ga seg i kast med a konstruere slike ...
  • Meta-data about editing and accuracy for end users 

    Nordbotten, Svein (Conference object, 2000)
    This paper focuses on the needs of the end users of statistics for metadata about the statistics offered by the statistical producers. It is set within a framework proposed in an earlier paper [Nordbotten 2000a]. Since ...
  • United Nations Statistical Office 

    Nordbotten, Svein (Journal article, 1982)
    This contribution to Statistisk tidskrift reviews the development which preceeded the establishment of the United Nations Statistical Office, the current work of the UNSO and some views on its future tasks. The article ...
  • Prosjektet Variabelkatalog og et referansesystem til arkivert numerisk informasjon 

    Nordbotten, Svein (Arbeidsnotater IO;nr 73/8, Working paper, 1972)
    Begrepet variabelkatalog har gjennom flere år gått igjen i arbeidsprogrammer og prosjektbeskrivelser. I den senere tid har det bl.a. vært trukket fram i forbindelse med Byråets opplysningsvirksomhet og markedsføring av ...