Book 2015

Population Reconstruction

ISBN: 978-3-319-19883-5 (Print) 978-3-319-19884-2 (Online)

Table of contents (14 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-x

  2. Data Quality: Cleaning and Standardization

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1

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      Pages 3-22

      The Danish Demographic Database—Principles and Methods for Cleaning and Standardisation of Data

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      Pages 23-41

      Dutch Historical Toponyms in the Semantic Web

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      Pages 43-60

      Automatic Methods for Coding Historical Occupation Descriptions to Standard Classifications

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      Pages 61-83

      Learning Name Variants from Inexact High-Confidence Matches

  3. Record Linkage and Validation

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 85-85

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      Pages 87-110

      Advanced Record Linkage Methods and Privacy Aspects for Population Reconstruction—A Survey and Case Studies

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      Pages 111-128

      Reconstructing Historical Populations from Genealogical Data Files

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      Pages 129-154

      Multi-Source Entity Resolution for Genealogical Data

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      Pages 155-171

      Record Linkage in the Historical Population Register for Norway

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      Pages 173-195

      Record Linkage in Medieval and Early Modern Text

  4. Life Course Reconstruction

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 197-197

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      Pages 199-216

      Reconstructing Lifespans Through Historical Marriage Records of Barcelona from the Sixteenth and Seventeenth Centuries

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      Pages 217-241

      Dancing with Dirty Data: Problems in the Extraction of Life-Course Evidence from Historical Censuses

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      Pages 243-261

      Using the Canadian Censuses of 1852 and 1881 for Automatic Data Linkage: A Case Study of Intergenerational Social Mobility

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      Pages 263-283

      Introducing ‘Movers’ into Community Reconstructions: Linking Civil Registers of Vital Events to Local and National Census Data: A Scottish Experiment

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      Pages 285-298

      Building a Life Course Dataset from Australian Convict Records: Founders & Survivors: Australian Life Courses in Historical Context, 1803–1920

  5. Back Matter

    Pages 299-302