Vatsalan, Dinusha; Christen, Peter
The identification of similar entities represented by records in different databases has drawn considerable attention in many application areas, including in the health domain. One important type of entity matching application that is vital for quality healthcare analytics is the identification of similar patients, known as similar patient matching. A key component of identifying similar records is the calculation of
similarity of the values in attributes (fields) between these records. Due to...[Show more]
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