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Computer-based Method and System for Linking Records in Data Files (Expired)

Author(s):
Jenkins, Laura; Jirele, Thomas J.
Patent Issued:
Dec 03, 2003
Patent Number:
6,658,412
Source:
ETS Patent
Document Type:
Patent
Family ID:
29549861
Subject/Key Words:
Patent, Expired Patent, Data Management, Network Evaluation, Network Administration, Computer Based Environment, Linking

Abstract

The present invention relates to computer-based technology for linking or matching records in data files, based on at least one identifier in common, with a threshold probability that records are linked, the method uses a Bayesian probabilistic approach to determine the likelihood that the identified records are linked.

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