Data Quality - Entity (Resolution|Disambiguation) - Record (linkage|matching) - Conflation

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1 - About

Entity Resolution, or Record linkage is the process of (joining|matching) records from one data source with another that describe the same Entity.

Also known as :

Entity Resolution (ER) refers to the task of finding records in a data set that refer to the same entity across different data sources. (identifier)

A data set that has undergone ER may be referred to as being cross-linked.

Entity resolution is a data cleaning and integration problem..

3 - Example

  • Entity resolution across two data sets of commercial products.

4 - Approach


5 - Library

6 - Documentation / Reference

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