Definition: Record linkage process

Statistical methodologies

Process attempting to classify pairs of matches in a product space AxB from two files A and В into M, the set of true links, and U, the set of non-true links.
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ESSNet SDC (Network of Excellence in the European Statistical System in the field of Statistical Disclosure Control), under the coordination of Anco HUNDEPOOL, "Handbook on Statistical Disclosure Control", version 1.2 (2010 Edition)
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