Article first published online: 20 JUL 2010
Copyright © 2010 John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
Wiley Interdisciplinary Reviews: Computational Statistics
Volume 2, Issue 5, pages 535–543, September/October 2010
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Herzog, T. H., Scheuren, F. and Winkler, W. E. (2010), Record linkage. WIREs Comp Stat, 2: 535–543. doi: 10.1002/wics.108
- Issue published online: 8 SEP 2010
- Article first published online: 20 JUL 2010
- string comparators;
- unsupervised learning;
- error rates
This article describes methods for matching duplicates within or across files using non-unique identifiers such as first name, last name, date of birth, address, and other characteristics. Copyright © 2010 John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
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