Record Linkage for Genealogical Databases

  title={Record Linkage for Genealogical Databases},
  author={Dallan Quass},
In this paper we describe past experience and outline current directions in performing record linkage over large genealogical databases. 1. INTRODUCTION AND MOTIVATION Record linkage is the problem of identifying multiple records that refer to the same real-world entity. In genealogical databases, it is the problem of identifying when individuals situated in different pedigrees refer to the same real-world individual. Being able to link records in genealogical databases has value to people… CONTINUE READING
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