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Privacy-Preserving Record Linkage for Big Data: Current Approaches and Research Challenges

Vatsalan, Dinusha; Sehili, Ziad; Christen, Peter; Rahm, Erhard


The growth of Big Data, especially personal data dispersed in multiple data sources, presents enormous opportunities and insights for businesses to explore and leverage the value of linked and integrated data. However, privacy concerns impede sharing or exchanging data for linkage across different organizations. Privacy-preserving record linkage (PPRL) aims to address this problem by identifying and linking records that correspond to the same real-world entity across several data sources held...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2017
Type: Book chapter
Book Title: Handbook of Big Data Technologies
DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-49340-4_25
Access Rights: Open Access


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