ERIC Number: EJ450352
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1992
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Getty's Synoname and Its Cousins: A Survey of Applications of Personal Name-Matching Algorithms.
Borgman, Christine L.; Siegfried, Susan L.
Journal of the American Society for Information Science, v43 n7 p459-76 Aug 1992
Discusses problems of matching personal names in information systems and factors influencing design of personal name matching algorithms. Several examples of name matching systems in the fields of art history, bibliography, commerce, genealogy, and law enforcement used for the purposes of authority control, information retrieval, and duplicate detection are described. (72 references) (MES)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Information Analyses; Reports - Research
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