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Thursday, May 25 • 4:45pm - 5:00pm
Postal Address Clean-Up - Two Unusual FME Workbench Applications

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Helping a UK-based French 2017 election campaign using nationbuilder.com, the Liste Electorale Consulaire required four address columns to be normalised for upload. A previous FME WT presentation, to scrape web data and rank music playlists, inspired a similar usage against non-spatial data. Using three transformers, we got the first matches of address strings, assigned next address to empty address strings, and used country name as constant last string to built normalised string sets backward from it. A fourth transformer allowed to compare lists for QC and ongoing data uploads.


Andrew Zolnai

A geologist-turned-GISser for over 30 years, Andrew covered all aspects of geo-data, project and business management in petroleum and volunteered geography. Over the last decade FME allowed him to make all manner of private & public, spatial & non-spatial data accessible to business... Read More →

Thursday May 25, 2017 4:45pm - 5:00pm PDT
VCC West Room 118