Sunday, August 4, 2013

CIO - Big data may build better profile of Australians


Information could be used in future censuses, says Jonathan Palmer

Hamish Barwick (CIO)
01 August, 2013

Location information from mobile phones could lead to more dynamic pictures of population counts according to an Australian statistician.

Speaking at a Teradata summit in Sydney, Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) deputy Australian statistician, Jonathan Palmer, told delegates that this may enhance census information in the future.

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