Thursday, November 21 / 1:45 PM - 3:15 PM

Session 42
Ancestry and other Big Data – Collaboration between genealogical organizations and academics

Chair: James Oberly, University of Wisconsin
Discussant: James Oberly, University of Wisconsin

1. Linking Lives across Cultural Communities and Borders: New Developments in PRDH Quebec Family ReconstitutionLisa Dillon, Université de Montréal; Bertrand Desjardins, Université de Montréal; Marilyn A. Gentil, Université de Montréal; Alain Gagnon, Université de Montréal.

2. Combining Family History and Machine Learning to Link Historical RecordsJoseph P. Price, Brigham Young University; Kasey Buckles, University of Notre Dame; Isaac Riley, Brigham Young University; Jacob Van Leeuwen, Brigham Young University.

3. Link-Lives: Creating Big Historical Data through a Cooperation between Volunteers, Genealogical Organizations and AcademicsBarbara Revuelta-Eugercios, Danish National Archives (Rigsarkivet); Helene Castenbrandt, Lund University; Anne Løkke, University of Copenhagen.

4. Collaboration of Genealogy and Social Science History: The Case of IpumsSteven Ruggles, University of Minnesota.

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