Geocoding is the process of matching addresses to geographic locations, such as latitudes and longitudes, or local census areas. In many applications, addresses are the key to geo-spatial data analysis and mining. Privacy and confidentiality are of paramount importance when data from, for example, cancer registries or crime databases is geocoded. Various approaches to privacy-preserving data matching, also called record linkage or entity resolution, have been developed in recent times. However,...[Show more]
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