other record linkage resources

Information Sources   


Record Linkage References by William W. Winkler
ESSnet project data integration - Bibliography on Record Linkage Software
ESSnet project data integration - Bibliography on Record Linkage
ESSnet project data integration - Bibliography on selected papers Record Linkage


Proceedings of the VLDB Endowment
The VLDB Journal
Statistics in Medicine
Survey Methodology
Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association
International Journal of Medical Informatics
Methods of Information in Medicine
ACM Computing Surveys
ACM Transactions on Knowledge Discovery from Data


International Joint Conferences on Artificial Intelligence (IJCAI)
Very Large Data Bases Conferences (VLDB)
SHIP biennial conference "Exploiting Existing Data for Health Research"
Joint Statistical Meetings (JSM)
Conference of the European Survey Research Association (ESRA)
International Data Linkage Conference (IDLC)
International Health Data Linkage Conference
ESSnet Data Integration Workshop
Statistics Canada's International Methodology Symposium
Privacy Enhancing Technologies Symposium (PETS)
Privacy in Statistical Databases (PSD)
Pacific Asia Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining (PAKDD)
Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining (ACM KDD)
International Conference on Management of Data (ACM SIGMOD)
International Conference on Data Engineering (ICDE)
IEEE International Conference on Data Mining (ICDM)
AMIA Annual Symposium - American Medical Informatics Association
MedInfo - World Congress on Medical and Health Informatics

Other Literature Sources

US Census Bureau - Research Reports and Studies
Proceedings of the Survey Research Methods Section - American Statistical Association
Record Linkage Techniques - Proceedings of an International Workshop and Exposition (1997)
Record Linkage Techniques - Proceedings of the Workshop on Exact Matching Methodologies (1985)

People, Projects and Institutions


Academic Medical Center - University of Amsterdam
Centre for Health Record Linkage - University of Western Sidney
Data integration - Statistics New Zealand
Health LinQ - University of Queensland
International Health Data Linkage Network (IHDLN)
Longitudinal Studies Centre - Scotland
Methodology Directorate - UK Office for National Statistics
Scottish Health Informatics Programme (SHIP) - University of Dundee
Secure Anonymised Information Linkage (SAIL) System - Swansea University
Statistics Canada
Unit of Health-Care Epidemiology - University of Oxford


John M. Abowd - Cornell University
Indrajit Bhattacharya - Indian Instiute of Science
Mikhail Bilenko - Microsoft Research
Surajit Chaudhuri - Microsoft Research
Antoine Chevrette - Statistics Canada (Glink)
Peter Christen - ANU College of Engineering and Computer Science
William W. Cohen - Carnegie Mellon University
Josep Domingo-Ferrer - Universitat Rovira i Virgili
Charles Elkan - University of California, San Diego
Stephen Fienberg - Carnegie Mellon University
Marco Fortini - ISTAT
Lise Getoor - University of Maryland
Rob Hall - Carnegie Mellon University
Oktie Hassanzadeh - University of Toronto
Thomas N. Herzog - U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development
Dean H. Judson - Planning, Research, and Evaluation Divison, U.S. Census Bureau
Murat Kantarcioglu - University of Texas at Dallas
Craig A. Knoblock - University of Southern California
Michael D. Larsen - George Washington University
Bradley Malin - Vanderbilt University
Alvaro Monge - Cal State University Long Beach
Raymond J. Mooney - University of Texas at Austin
Pradeep Ravikumar - University of Texas at Austin
Sunita Sarawagi - Indian Institute of Technology Bombay
Monica Scannapieco - University of Rome
Mauro Scanu - ISTAT
Fritz Scheuren - NORC at the University of Chicago
Divesh Srivastava - AT&T Labs, Inc. - Research
John Talburt - University of Arkansas at Little Rock
Vassilios Verykios - Hellenic Open University
Michael Wenzowski - Statistics Canada (Glink)
William E. Winkler - Statistical Research Division, US Census Bureau
William E. Yancey - Statistical Research Division, US Census Bureau


ESSnet project
North Atlantic Population Project
The Spider Project

Research Groups

Australian National University - Data Mining Group
Microsoft Research - Data Cleaning
Swiss National Cohort
University of Arkansas at Little Rock - Center for Entity Resolution and Information Quality
University of Leipzig - Database Group
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill - Social Welfare and Health Informatics Group
University of Potsdam - Hasso-Plattner-Institut - Information Systems
University of Southern California - Information Integration Research Group
University of Texas at Austin - Department of Computer Science - Machine Learning Research Group
University of Texas at Dallas - Data Security and Privacy Lab
University of Toronto - Database Group
Vanderbildt University - Health Information Privacy Laboratory



Data cleaner

Record Linkage

relais 2.3 via ESSnet-portal
Merge Toolbox (MTB)
Link Plus
Link King

Record Linkage Test Data

Test Data via RIDDLE
Test Data by William W. Cohen
DBGEN-2 - Spider Project - University of Toronto
Information Quality Program Data Files - Center for Entity Resolution and Information Quality


RIDDLE - Repository of Informationon Duplicate Detection, Record Linkage, and Identity Uncertainty
SecondString Project Page (William W. Cohen)