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By Katie Harron

A accomplished compilation of latest advancements in facts linkage methodology


The expanding availability of huge administrative databases has resulted in a dramatic upward thrust within the use of information linkage, but the normal texts on linkage are nonetheless these which describe the seminal paintings from the 1950-60s, with a few updates. Linkage and research of information throughout assets continues to be complicated as a result of loss of discriminatory and actual identifiers, lacking facts and regulatory matters. fresh advancements in info linkage technique have focused on bias and research of associated information, novel ways to setting up relationships among databases and privacy-preserving linkage.


Methodological advancements in facts Linkage brings jointly a set of contributions from participants of the overseas facts linkage group, masking leading edge method during this box. It offers possibilities and demanding situations supplied by way of linkage of enormous and sometimes complicated datasets, together with research difficulties, criminal and defense facets, versions for information entry and the advance of novel learn areas.  New equipment for dealing with uncertainty in research of associated info, recommendations for anonymised linkage and substitute types for information assortment also are discussed.


Key Features:


  • Presents leading edge equipment for a subject matter of accelerating value to a variety of study components, with functions to information linkage platforms internationally


  • Covers the fundamental matters linked to info linkage today


  • Includes examples in keeping with genuine info linkage platforms, highlighting the possibilities, successes and demanding situations that the expanding availability of linkage information provides


  • Novel technique comprises technical facets of either linkage, administration and research of associated data



This ebook might be of middle curiosity to lecturers, govt staff, information holders, information managers, analysts and statisticians who use administrative facts. it is going to additionally entice researchers in quite a few components, together with epidemiology, biostatistics, social statistics, informatics, coverage and public health.

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