Outputs

Book/Book Chapter

Gender specific mortality trends over the epidemiological transtition: a view from the British mainland 1850-2000

Reid, A., Garrett, E', Dibben, C., Williamson, L. (2016) Dinges, M., Weigl, A. 5 73-88 Franz Steiner Verlag, Stuttgart ISBN: 978-3-515-11258-1

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A Century of Deaths, Scotland 1855–1955: A View from the Civil Registers

Buckham, S., Jupp, P., Rugg, J. (2016) Peter Lang ISBN: 978-3-0343-1821-1

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Automatic Methods for Coding Historical Occupation Descriptions to Standard Classifications

Kirby, G., Carson, J., Dunlop, F., Dibben, C., Dearle, A., Williamson, L., Garrett, E., Reid, A. (2015) 3 43-60 Springer International Publishing ISBN: 978-3-319-19883-5

Available online: https://www.springer.com/gp/book/9783319198835

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Conference Proceedings, Papers & Posters

Validating synthetic longitudinal populations for evaluation of population data linkage

Kirby, G. (2018) International Conference for Administrative Data Research 2018 Queens University, Belfast 21-22 June 2018

Available online: https://ijpds.org/article/view/504

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Understanding the linking possibilities in Scottish records and an algorithmic approach to full linkage

Kirby, G. (2018) International Conference for Administrative Data Research 2018 Queens University, Belfast 21-22 June 2018

Available online: https://ijpds.org/article/view/508

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Validating Synthetic Longitudinal Populations for evaluation of Population Data Linkage published in IJPDS International Journal of Population Data Science

Dalton, T., Kirby, G., Dearle, A., Akgun, O., Mackenzie, M. (2018) International Journal of Population Data Science 3(2:035), IJPDS 31 May 2018.

Available online: https://ijpds.org/article/view/504/428

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Querying metric spaces with bit operations

Connor, R., Dearle, A. (2018) Similarity, Search and Applications 33-46 Springer 4 October 2018. Similarity Search and Applications, 11th International Conference, SISAP 2018, Proceedings, Lima, Peru October 7-9, 2018

Available online: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-02224-2_3

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Using Metric Space Indexing for Complete and Efficient Record Linkage

Akgun, O. (2018) Pacific-Asia Conference on Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining

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Probabilistic linkage of vital event records in Scotland using familial groups

Akgün, Ö., Dalton, T., Dearle, A., Garret, E., Kirby, G. (2017) Workshop for the Systematic Linking of Historical Records, Guelph, Canada 11-13 May 2017

Available online: https://www.researchgate.net/publication/323225362_Probabilistic_Linkage_of_Vital_Event_Records_in_Scotland_using_Familial_Groups

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An identifier scheme for the Digitising Scotland project

Akgun, O. (2017)

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Record linking using metric space similarity search

Dearle, A. (2017) ADRN Conference 2017

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Evaluating population data linkage: assessing stability, scalability, resilience and robustness across many data sets for comprehensive linkage evaluation

Dalton, TS. (2017) ADRN Conference 2017

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Learning From Past Links: Understanding the Limits of Linkage Quality

Akgun, O. (2017) BSPS Annual Conference 2017

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Introducing ‘movers’ into community reconstructions: linking civil registers of vital events to local and national census data: a Scottish experiment

Garrett, E., Reid, A. (2016) Workshop on Population Reconstruction International Institute of Social History, Amsterdam, Netherlands 19-21 February 2014.

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Automatic extraction of multiple underlying causes from textual death records

Kirby, G., Hajiarab Derkani, M., Dearle, A., Carson, J K;Dunlop, F R J., Dibben, C J L., Williamson, L. (2015) University of St Andrews Farr Institute International Conference on Data Intensive Health Research and Care

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Progress and Developments of the Digitising Scotland (DS) Project

Williamson, L., Carson, J., Daras, K., Dearle, A,, Dibben, C., Dunlop, F., Feng, Z., Huang, Z., Garrett, E., Kirby, G., Reid, A. (2014) Social Science History Association (SSHA) Toronto, Canada Nov 6-9 2014

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Progress and developments of the Digitising Scotland (DS) Project

Williamson, L., Dibben, C. (2014) British Society for Population Studies (BSPS) Annual conference Winchester, UK 8-10 -2014

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Death in town and country: Scotland 1861-1901

Reid, A., Garrett, E. (2014) Economic History Society Annual conference, Warwick Warwick, UK 28–30 March 2014

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A century of deaths, Scotland 1855-1955; a view from the civil registers

Reid, A., Garrett, E., Williamson, L, Dibben, C. (2014) European Social Science History Conference (ESSHC), Vienna, Austria 23-26 April 2014

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Gender specific mortality trends over the epidemiological transition: a view from the British mainland 1850-2000

Garrett, E., Reid, A., Dibben, C., Williamson, L. (2014) The drifting apart of gender-specific life expectancy in Central and Northwestern Europe 1850/1900-2000/10. A comparison, organized by the Institut für Geschichte der Medizin der Robert Bosch Stiftung, Stuttgart, Germany 20 Feb 2014

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‘Over the sea from Skye’: a record linkage approach to migration using Scottish civil register and micro-census data, 1861-1881

Garrett, E., Reid, A. (2014) European Society for Historical Demography Conference, Alghero Sardinia, September 25-27 2014

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‘Over the sea from Skye’: a record linkage approach to migration using Scottish civil register and micro-census data, 1861-1881

Garrett, E., Reid, A. (2014) British Society for Population Studies (BSPS) Annual conference, Winchester, 8-10 September 2014

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Historical Demography: past, present and future, a genealogist’s view

Garrett, E. (2014) British Society for Population Studies (BSPS) Annual conference, Winchester, 8-10 September 2014

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Automatic Methods for Coding Historical Occupation Descriptions to Standard Classifications

Kirby, G., Carson, J., Dunlop, F., Dearle, A., Dibben, C., Williamson, L., Garrett, E. & Reid, A. (2014) Workshop on Population Reconstruction International Institute of Social History, Amsterdam, Netherlands 19-21 February 2014.

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Comparing Relational and Graph Databases for Pedigree Data Sets

Kirby, G.N.C., de Kerckhove, C., Shumailov, I., Carson, J.K., Dearle, A., Dibben, C.J.L. & Williamson, L. (2014) Workshop on Population Reconstruction International Institute of Social History, Amsterdam, Netherlands 19-21 February 2014.

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Exploiting historical registers: Automatic methods for coding c19th and c20th cause of death descriptions to standard classifications

Carson, J., Kirby, G., Dearle, A., Williamson, L., Garrett, E., Reid, A. & Dibben, C. (2013) NTTS (New Techniques and Technologies for Statistics) 15-17 March 2013

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“Drowned while … lobster fishing” versus “Run over by a railway wagon”, a rural- urban comparison of cause of, and age at, death; Skye and Kilmarnock 1861-1901

Garrett, E. & Reid, A. (2013) Death in Modern Scotland, 1855: beliefs, attitudes and practices Edinburgh 1-3 Feb 2013.

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Comparing relational and graph database for pedigree data sets

Kirby, G.N.C., de Kerckhove, C., Shumailov, I., Carson, J.K., Dearle, A., Dibben, C.J.L. & Williamson, L. (2013) Scottish Health Informatics Programme (SHIP) conference 2013 University of St Andrews, UK 28 -30 August 2013

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From ague to pyrexia and from smallpox to heart disease: an overview of causes of death in Scotland 1855-1955

Reid, A. & Garrett, E. (2013) Death in Modern Scotland, 1855: beliefs, attitudes and practices Edinburgh 1-3 Feb 2013

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From ague to pyrexia and from smallpox to heart disease: a general overview of causes of death in Scotland 1855-1955

Reid, A., Garrett, E., Dibben, C. & Williamson, L. (2013) British Society for Population Studies (BSPS) Swansea, 9-11 Sep 2013

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Towards a long-term historical cause of death coding scheme

Reid, A., Garrett, E., Dibben, C. & Williamson, L. (2013) British Society for Population Studies (BSPS) Swansea 9-11 Sep 2013.

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Linking Scottish Civil Registration Records into Individual and Family Histories: A Pilot Study.

Huang, Z., Razzell, P., Dibben C. & Boyle, P. (2012) ESSHC Glasgow 11-14 Apr 2012

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Linking Scottish vital events records back through time to produce the ‘Understanding Scotland’s People Study’

Williamson, L. (2012) 2nd Mosaic conference: Residence patterns of the elderly Hungarian Central Statistical Office, Budapest, Hungary 6-7 Sep 2012

Download outcome document: Understanding Scotland’s People Study poster - (PDF 1.5MB)

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Pilot Project Investigating the Feasibility of Transcribed Family Tree Data for Research

Williamson, L. & Dibben, C. (2012) European Social Science History Conference (ESSHC) Glasgow 11 – 14 Apr 2012

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Event or Workshop

Digitising Scotland Summer Workshop

(2018) Digitising Scotland Summer Workshop University of Edinburgh, Scotland 28th August 2018

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Digitising Scotland Summer Seminar 2017

(2017) University of Edinburgh, Scotland

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Participation in a ‘Hackathon’ (‘Thyynge’)

(2016) St Andrews University, Department of Computing Science, St Andrews, Scotland 2nd - 4th November 2016

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Spatial Humanities Expert Meeting, Lancaster

Garrett, E., Reid, A, Day, J. (2016) University of Lancaster, UK 28th November 2016

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Historical record linkage on the Isle of Skye: A colloquium for historians and computer scientists

(2016) Skye Data Linkage event

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“HAG-GIS: An advanced system for geocoding historical addresses in Scotland” in the EHPS-NET workshop- Working Group 9- “

(2015) Participation in the EHPS-NET workshop University of Edinburgh, UK 3rd July 2015

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HAG-GIS: An advanced system for geocoding historical addresses in Scotland

(2015) European Historical Population Samples Network (EHPS-Net) workshop - Working Group 9 - GIS - Integrating time, space and individual life stories University of Edinburgh 3-4 July 2015

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Working Group 9 – Geocoding 24 million historical addresses in Scotland from 1855 to 1974 (EHPS-Net Meeting)

(2014) GIS and the integration of individual level sociodemographic data within large urban areas Vienna Institute of Demography, Vienna, Austria 22 April 2014

Available online: https://ehps-net.eu/news/workshop-working-group-9

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Formal Working Group/Expert Panel or Dialogue

Involvement in Health in Port Cities project

Garrett, E. (2018) Radbound University, Netherlands

Available online: https://www.ru.nl/historicaldemography/research-projects/ship/

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Spatial Humanities Expert Meeting, Lancaster

Garrett, E., Reid, A, Day, J. (2016) University of Lancaster, UK 28th November 2016

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GIS working group ‘Integrating time, space and individual life stories’.

(2015) Edinburgh Bioquarter 3-5 July 2015

Available online: https://ehps-net.eu/news/workshop-working-group-9-0

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Geocoding 24 million historical addresses in Scotland (HGIS meeting)

(2014) University of Edinburgh

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Working Group 9 – Geocoding 24 million historical addresses in Scotland from 1855 to 1974 (EHPS-Net Meeting)

(2014) GIS and the integration of individual level sociodemographic data within large urban areas Vienna Institute of Demography, Vienna, Austria 22 April 2014

Available online: https://ehps-net.eu/news/workshop-working-group-9

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Journal Article/Review

Evaluation measure for group-based record linkage

Nanayakkara, C., Christen, P., Ranbaduge, T., Garrett, E. (2019) International Journal of Population Data Science (1), 29 November 2019.

Available online: https://doi.org/10.23889/ijpds.v4i1.1127

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Linking Scottish vital event records using family groups

Akgun, O., Dearle A, Kirby G, Garrett E, Dalton T, Christen P, Dibben C, Williamson L (2019) Historical Methods: A Journal of Quantitative and Interdisciplinary History 53(2), 130-146 Taylor & Francis Online 25 March 2019.

Available online: https://doi.org/10.1080/01615440.2019.1571466

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Understanding the linking possibilities in Scottish Records and an algorithmic approach to full linkage

Dearle, A., Kirby, G., Williamson, L., Dibben, C. (2018) International Journal of Population Data Science 3(2), IJPDS 11 June 2018.

Available online: https://doi.org/10.23889/ijpds.v3i2.508

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Historical Life Course Studies (online) – Mortality, Work and Migration. A Consideration of Age-specific Mortality from Tuberculosis in Scotland, 1861-1901

Reid, A., Garrett, E. (2018) European Historical Population Samples Network 6(1), 111-132 EHPS 26 March 2018.

Available online: https://ehps-net.eu/article/mortality-work-and-migration-consideration-age-specific-mortality-tuberculosis-scotland-1861

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Medical provision and urban-rural differences in maternal mortality in late nineteenth century Scotland.

Reid, A., Garrett, E. (2018) Social science & medicine (1982) 20135-43 Science Direct, Elsevier 28 January 2018.

Available online: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.socscimed.2018.01.028

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A confession of ignorance’: deaths from old age and deciphering cause-of-death statistics in Scotland, 1855-1949

Reid, A., Garrett, E', Dibben, C., Williamson, L. (2015) The history of the family : an international quarterly 20 (3), 320-344 5 February 2015. ISSN: 1081-602X

Available online: https://dx.doi.org/10.1080%2F1081602X.2014.1001768

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Seminar/Invited Talk

The Cambridge Group for the History of Population and Social Structure

(2020) University of Cambridge 19th Feb 2020

Available online: https://www.campop.geog.cam.ac.uk/seminars/previous.html

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3rd European Society of Historical Demography Conference in Pecs, Hungary

(2019) 3rd European Society of Historical Demography Conference Pecs, Hungary 26-29 June 2019

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Presentation to the Scottish Association of Family History Societies Annual Conference

(2017) Scottish Association of Family History Societies Annual Conference Kinghorn, Fife 22 April 2017

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Digitising and Geocoding Historical Vital Events in Scotland from 1855 to 1974”

(2016) 11th European Social Science History Conference (ESSHC) Valencia, Spain 30 March 2016

Available online: https://esshc.socialhistory.org/esshc-user/programme/2016

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Geocoding 24 million historical addresses in Scotland from 1855 to 1974″, in the International Conference of Historical Geographers, RGS-IBG

(2015) London 5-10 July 2015

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HAG-GIS: a spacial framework for geocoding historical addresses

(2015) GIS RESEARCH UK 2015: Annual Conference University of Leeds

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Software or Technical Product

SMARTS (SQL, Management, Accountable, Reliable, and Tracking System)

(2018)

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Historical Address Geocoder (HAG-GIS) 1.0.0

Dr Konstantinos Daras (2015)

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Automatic classification for occupation and cause of death strings

Dr Graham Kirby (2014)

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Synthetic population generator

Dr Graham Kirby (2014)

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Talk/Presentation/Debate

Tracing the epidemiological transition in the deaths occurring on the Isle of Skye, Scotland 1861-1970

Garrett, E. (2019) European Society for Historical Demography Biennial conference . June 2019

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Tracing the epidemiological transition in the deaths occurring on the Isle of Skye, Scotland 1861-1970

Garrett, E. (2019) British Populations Studies Society annual conference, Sep 2019

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Temporal and seasonal patterns of infant mortality in Scotland, 1901-1970

Nowok, B. (2019) British Society for Population Studies 2019 Conference Cardiff, UK 9-11 September 2019

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Translating’ records of Scotland’s past to tell meaningful stories: The production of Scottish longitudinal historical micro-dataset

Nowok, B. (2019) 44th Annual Meeting of the Social Science History Association Chicago, IL, USA 21-24 November 2019.

Available online: https://www.cossa.org/event/2019-social-science-history-association-annual-meeting/

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Reconstructing Historical Populations: How Do You Know if it Worked?

Kirby, G. (2019) St Andrew Institute for Data-Intensive Research, St Andrews University, Scotland October 2018

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BitBlaster: A fast complete similarity search algorithm

Kirby, G. (2018) Research talk at meeting of St Andrew Institute for Data-Intensive Research Sep 2018

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Validating synthetic longitudinal populations for evaluation of population data linkage

Kirby, G. (2018) International Conference for Administrative Data Research 2018 Queens University, Belfast 21-22 June 2018

Available online: https://ijpds.org/article/view/504

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Understanding the linking possibilities in Scottish records and an algorithmic approach to full linkage

Kirby, G. (2018) International Conference for Administrative Data Research 2018 Queens University, Belfast 21-22 June 2018

Available online: https://ijpds.org/article/view/508

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Historical record linkage on the Isle of Skye: A colloquium for historians and computer scientists

(2016) Skye Data Linkage event

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Technical/Research Report

Automatic methods for coding historical cause of death descriptions to standard classifications

Kirby, G.N.C., Carson, J.K., Dibben, C.J.L., Dearle, A., Williamson, L., Garrett, E. & Reid, A. (2013)

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Working Paper

Automatic extraction of multiple underlying causes from textual death records

Kirby, G., Hajiarabderkani, M., Dearle, A., Carson, J. K., Dunlop, F. R. J., Dibben, C., Williamson, L. (2016)

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