On the accuracy of TIGER-type geocoded address data in relation to cadastral and census areal units

  title={On the accuracy of TIGER-type geocoded address data in relation to cadastral and census areal units},
  author={Jerry H. Ratcliffe},
  journal={International Journal of Geographical Information Science},
  pages={473 - 485}
  • J. Ratcliffe
  • Published 1 July 2001
  • Geography, Computer Science
  • International Journal of Geographical Information Science
In many applications of Geographical Information Systems (GIS) a common task is the conversion of addresses into grid coordinates. In many countries this is usually accomplished using address range TIGER-type files in conjunction with geocoding packages within a GIS. Improvements in GIS functionality and the storage capacity of large databases mean that the spatial investigation of data at the individual address level is now commonly performed. This process relies on the accuracy of the… 
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