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A method and a tool for geocoding and record linkage

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  • CHARIF Omar
  • OMRANI Hichem
  • KLEIN Olivier
  • SCHNEIDER Marc
  • TRIGANO Philippe

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For many years, researchers have presented the geocoding of postal addresses as a challenge. Several research works have been devoted to achieve the geocoding process. This paper presents theoretical and technical aspects for geolocalization, geocoding, and record linkage. It shows possibilities and limitations of existing methods and commercial software identifying areas for further research. In particular, we present a methodology and a computing tool allowing the correction and the geo-coding of mailing addresses. The paper presents two main steps of the methodology. The first preliminary step is addresses correction (addresses matching), while the second caries geocoding of identified addresses. Additionally, we present some results from the processing of real data sets. Finally, in the discussion, areas for further research are identified.

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  • CHARIF Omar & OMRANI Hichem & KLEIN Olivier & SCHNEIDER Marc & TRIGANO Philippe, 2010. "A method and a tool for geocoding and record linkage," LISER Working Paper Series 2010-17, LISER.
  • Handle: RePEc:irs:cepswp:2010-17
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    addresses correction; geocodage; matching; data management; record linkage;

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