A polynomial-time approximation to optimal multivariate microaggregation

  title={A polynomial-time approximation to optimal multivariate microaggregation},
  author={Josep Domingo-Ferrer and Francesc Seb{\'e} and Agusti Solanas},
  journal={Computers & Mathematics with Applications},
Microaggregation is a family of methods for statistical disclosure control (SDC) of microdata (records on individuals and/or companies), that is, for masking microdata so that they can be released without disclosing private information on the underlying individuals. Microaggregation techniques are currently being used by many statistical agencies. The principle of microaggregation is to group original database records into small aggregates prior to publication. Each aggregate should contain at… CONTINUE READING
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