Improving record matching across disparate historical resources

D Croft, Stephen C Brown, Simon Coupland

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference proceeding


This paper details an investigation into the use of approximate reasoning techniques to successfully search through digitised photographic collections despite the difficult nature of the data. Specifically it describes an attempt to use approximate reasoning techniques to automatically identify co-reference between records in collections held across different institutions.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationProceedings of the Digital Humanities Congress 2012
Subtitle of host publicationStudies in the Digital Humanities, Museums and the Web.
EditorsClare Mills, Michael Pidd, Esther Ward
Number of pages20
Publication statusPublished - 2014
EventDigital Humanities Congress 2012 - University of Sheffield, Sheffield, United Kingdom
Duration: 6 Sep 20128 Sep 2012
Conference number: 1


ConferenceDigital Humanities Congress 2012
Country/TerritoryUnited Kingdom
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