Classification and Coding: Approach of Different International Organizations

In this paper, the authors look at classification and coding systems, the different approaches used by international organization, and the potential for harmonization. The authors first give an overview on the classification and coding of information; hierarchical system of classification, systems of coding, and classification and registration coding. They next discuss the basics of different goods classification systems, focusing on the Harmonized Commodity Coding System and the Combined Nomenclature. The authors conclude with an overview of different railroad practices by describing the International Union of Railways, the Harmonized Nomenclature of Goods, and the Organization for the Collaboration of Railroads, which represents railway companies in Europe and Asia.


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  • Accession Number: 01043010
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: UC Berkeley Transportation Library
  • Files: BTRIS, TRIS
  • Created Date: Feb 13 2007 12:17PM