Modeling Issues and Entity Inheritance

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By David Loshin

In our last set of posts, we looked at matching and record linkage and how approximate matching could be used to improve the organization’s view of “customer centricity.” Data quality tools such as parsing, standardization, and business-rule based record linkage and similarity scoring can help in assessing the similarity between two records. The result of the similarity analysis is a score that can be used to advise about the likelihood of two records referring to the same real-life individual or organization.
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