Friday, November 22 /
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Evaluating Record Linkage Methods
Chair: Jael Goldsmith, Northwestern University
Discussant: Richard Zijdeman, International Institute of Social History
Evaluating Record Linkage Algorithms Using Complete-Count U.K. Census Data •
Krzysztof Karbownik, Northwestern University; Anthony Wray, University of Southern Denmark.
Birth, Death, and Record Linkage: Correcting Bias in Population Flow Estimators Induced by Imperfect Record Linkage •
Elan Segarra, University of Wisconsin-Madison.
Obtaining and Using Better Training Data to Improve Record Linkage Performance: A Case Study Linking the 1900 and 1910 Full-Count US Censuses •
Jonas Helgertz, University of Minnesota/Lund University; Jacob Wellington, University of Minnesota; Kelly Thompson, University of Minnesota.
Creating Large-Scale Longitudinal Historical Data on a Budget: Assessing the Impact of Standardization and Linking Methods on Linkage Rates and Quality in Danish Material •
Barbara Revuelta-Eugercios, Danish National Archives (Rigsarkivet); Helene Castenbrandt, Lund University; Anne Løkke, University of Copenhagen; Asbjørn Thomsen, Danish National Archives (Rigsarkivet).
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