|Date: ||Fri, 16 Oct 2009 10:35:26 -0400|
|Reply-To: ||Anton <antonstatistics@HOTMAIL.COM>|
|Sender: ||"SPSSX(r) Discussion" <SPSSX-L@LISTSERV.UGA.EDU>|
|From: ||Anton <antonstatistics@HOTMAIL.COM>|
|Subject: ||Re: Fuzzy Matching Help!|
Try Link Plus, which is free from the CDC. It's easy to learn and does a
fairly good job of identifying potential matches.
On Fri, 16 Oct 2009 08:44:58 -0400, Damir <dkukec@PBCGOV.ORG> wrote:
>I was wondering if someone could recommend a resource for trying to
>develop a matching syntax that examines the likelihood that a match
>exists between individual records in two different tables. For
>example, it would be a one-to-many match against offenders by last
>name, middle name, last name, sex, date of birth, race, and if I am
>luck social security number. Ideally, I would like to have a score
>associated with each unique record that indicates the likelihood a
>match is 100% or 75% or something like that.
>I have reviewed and even tried to use FEBRL; however, I have had no
>luck getting it working - as I am not a computer programmer. I am
>also not having any luck with CASECTRL.py from the developer center.
>Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated.
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