Summer of V’s: Advanced record linkage, by Peter Christen

Peter‘s abstract and slides from the recent Summer of V’s workshop on veracity.

This talk provides a short introduction to the topic of record linkage and its challenges, with a specific focus on linking databases such as those that occur in data science project. The talk then presents several examples of recently developed advanced record linkage techniques, and touches on the issue of privacy within the record linkage process. The talk concludes with an overview of future research directions.