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A Look at Data Collection and Tabulation Methodology in Census 2017

A Look at Data Collection and Tabulation Methodology in Census 2017

PBS is using an Optical Character Recognition technology to convert manually collected data into machine-readable format, making tabulation more efficient and cost-effective. A population and household census is underway in the country after a delay of nine years. In the two decades …Continue reading

Pakistani Researchers Develop a Calligraphy-Based Urdu Font for the Internet

Native speakers of the Urdu language instinctively know that the language is read from right to left but the numerical values mentioned within an Urdu sentence are read from left to right. To the untrained eye, however, the Urdu language has a …Continue reading

The Pakistani Programming Prodigy

Mohammad Raza is not your everyday 11 year old boy. While his peers go to school, play cricket and scrape the occasional knee, Raza sits in front of a computer and codes. He builds softwares that can help catch most wanted criminals …Continue reading

Data Science Lab in Pakistan Makes Urdu-Hindi Dictionary

With the advent of smart keyboards, the Urdu script has arrived in mobile phones. However, its application remains tedious at best. Most people resort to writing in Urdu by using the English script, which is also known as writing in Roman Urdu. …Continue reading

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