Philip Lowthian

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This paper describes computational experiments with an algorithm for control-rounding any series of linked tables such as typically occur in official statistics, for the purpose of confidentiality protection of the individual contributors to the tables. The resulting tables consist only of multiples of the specified rounding base, are additive, and have(More)
In this paper, we describe a UK approach to opening up microdata collected by government with examples of actual use-cases of anonymising datasets. We describe briefly the reasoning behind the Open Data movement and the challenges faced in trying to release data openly in practice. Several case studies are provided including that of the Department of Energy(More)
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