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I may be embarking on a network study of 1,500 employees and so would need a data collection platform that will allow me to import these 1,500 names from excel and have them auto-coded such that when participants write the first few letters of each person’s name it auto fills with the full name.  It would also be nice if the data can be converted to numeric form for output for analysis.

Does anyone know of such a system?



Thomas W. Valente, PhD

Professor, Institute for Prevention Research

Department of Preventive Medicine

Keck School of Medicine

University of Southern California

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Mobile: (310) 977-4123


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