Workshop 2009

Monday April 6, U of Guelph


Household and Farm Transitions in Environmental Context
Susan Hautaniemi Leonard, ICPSR, University of Michigan

New Estimates of Migration for the United States, 1850 – 1900
Ron Goeken, Tom Lenius and Becky Vick, Minnesota Population Center, University of Minnesota


Early Life Conditions and Longevity: Linking Data from the 1901 and 1911 Canadian Censuses to Quebec’s Civil Registration
Laurence Pilon-Marien (1), Alain Gagnon (2), Bertrand Desjardins (1), and Robert Bourbeau (1)
1 Département de démographie, Université de Montréal
2 Department of Sociology and Department of Epidemiology & Biostatistics, The University of Western Ontario

Shifting Sands – Keeping Track of Dynamic Linked Data
John Bass (1), Sandra Silcott (2) and Len Smith (3)
1 Menzies Research Institute, University of Tasmania
2 University of Melbourne
3 Australian National University


LINKS, LINKing System for Historical Family Reconstruction
Kees Mandemakers, Historical Sample of the Netherlands

Linking Historical Records – Are Both Computerized Record Linkage and Manual Record Linkage Considered Necessary?
Maria Wisselgren and Maria Larsson, Swedish Demographic Database and University of Umeå


Different Record Linkage Techniques for the Early and Late 19th Century
Gunnar Thorvaldson, Norwegian Historical Data Centre and University of Tromsø

Tuesday April 7, U of Guelph


Peter Baskerville, History, University of Alberta

Matching Matters: A Comparison of Linkage Algorithms Using Historical Microdata
Chris Minns, Economic History, London School of Economics

When Linkage Programs Fail: Assessing False Negative and False Positive Matches
Kris Inwood and Jill Leslie, Economics and History, University of Guelph

Filling the Gap: The Use of Marriage Records To Help with Inter-census Linkage of Young Adults in Quebec City (1851-1911)
Marc St-Hilaire, Geography/CIEQ, U. Laval


Different Record Linkage Techniques for the Same US Census Data
Ron Goeken, Tom Lenius and Becky Vick, Minnesota Population Center, University of Minnesota
Sue Dintelman and Tim Maness, Pleiades Software, Salt Lake City


Census Data to Family Data
David Barss, Jennifer Kerns and Ray Madsen, Historical Family Reconstitution, FamilySearch, Salt Lake City

Linking Records for Transported British Convicts.
Hamish Maxwell-Stewart, History and Classics, University of Tasmania


Collective Discussion of software development, quality standards for longitudinal data construction and file-sharing

For further information please contact Kris Inwood

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