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A comparison of personal name matching: Techniques and practical issues

Christen, Peter

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Finding and matching personal names is at the core of an increasing number of applications: from text and Web mining, information retrieval and extraction, search engines, to deduplication and data linkage systems. Variations and errors in names make exact string matching problematic, and approximate matching techniques based on phonetic encoding or pattern matching have to be applied. When compared to general text, however, personal names have different characteristics that need to be...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2006-09
Type: Working/Technical Paper
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/44521
http://digitalcollections.anu.edu.au/handle/1885/44521
Source: Proceedings of the 2006 International Conference Conference on Data Mining

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