mark sensing


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mark sensing

[′märk ‚sens·iŋ]
(computer science)
In character recognition, that form of mark detection which depends on the conductivity of graphite pencil marks to locate and convey intended information; the information appears as special marks on sites (windows) within the document coding area.

mark sensing

Detecting pencil lines in predefined boxes on paper forms. The form is designed with boundaries for each pencil stroke that represents a yes, no, single digit or letter, providing all possible answers to each question. A mark sense reader detects the marks and converts them into digital code.
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Charting is done directly on the document and crucial data elements are added to the system, some time alter charting, by one of a variety of mechanisms which might include medical coders or optical mark sensing.
Both structures are fully leased on long term leases to Fujikura, a manufacturer of graphite bubble golf shafts, and Mark Sensing, a manufacturer of coated papers.
CDC provides the front end optical mark sensing and image scanning systems designed to meet the forms capture and document management needs of value added resellers, system integrators and applications developers who embed CDC technology into solutions tailored for several key markets.