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Some methods for blindfolded record linkage

Churches, Tim; Christen, Peter


BACKGROUND: The linkage of records which refer to the same entity in separate data collections is a common requirement in public health and biomedical research. Traditionally, record linkage techniques have required that all the identifying data in which links are sought be revealed to at least one party, often a third party. This necessarily invades personal privacy and requires complete trust in the intentions of that party and their ability to maintain security and confidentiality....[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2004-06-28
Type: Journal article
Source: BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making
DOI: 10.1186/1472-6947-4-9


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