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

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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

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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

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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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