Definitions for "Recoding"
Grouping survey answers together in a computer file. E.g. in a question on radio stations listened to, the commonest stations might be listed separately, and all stations rarely listened to could be recoded as "other".
Keywords:  assignment, classes, new, values, one
the assignment of new values to one or more classes.
Keywords:  converting, code, another, one
converting from one code to another
Changing the form in which information is stored.