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RefConcile – automated online reconciliation of bibliographic references

Sautter, Guido; Böhm, Klemens and King, David (2013). RefConcile – automated online reconciliation of bibliographic references. In: 15th International Conference on Asian Digital Libraries (ICADL), 9-11 Dec 2013, Bangalore, India.

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Comprehensive bibliographies often rely on community contributions. In such a setting, de-duplication is mandatory for the bibliography to be useful. Ideally, it works online, i.e., during the addition of new references, so the bibliography remains duplicate-free at all times. While de-duplication is well researched, generic approaches do not achieve the result quality required for automated reconciliation. To overcome this problem, we propose a new duplicate detection and reconciliation technique called RefConcile. Aimed specifically at bibliographic references, it uses dedicated blocking and matching techniques tailored to this type of data. Our evaluation based on a large real-world collection of bibliographic references shows that RefConcile scales well, and that it detects and reconciles duplicates highly accurately.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item
Copyright Holders: 2013 ViBRANT
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Funded Project NameProject IDFunding Body
ViBRANTRI-261532European Union 7th Framework Programme within the Research Infrastructures group
Keywords: bibliographic references; data cleansing; record linkage
Academic Unit/School: Faculty of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) > Computing and Communications
Faculty of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM)
Research Group: Centre for Research in Computing (CRC)
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Item ID: 39146
Depositing User: David King
Date Deposited: 13 Dec 2013 14:02
Last Modified: 07 Dec 2018 23:05
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