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IAIDQ's Information and Data Quality Newsletter

Vol. 5 Issue 2—April 2009

In this edition…

From the IAIDQ President

By: Christian Walenta, President of IAIDQ

From the Editor-in-Chief

By: Michelle C. Dy, Editor-in-Chief, IAIDQ Newsletter

The Myth of Matching: Why We Need Entity Resolution

By: Dr. John Talburt, Professor of Information Science at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock (UALR) and a member of the IAIDQ Advisory Council.

Dr. John Talburt explains the subtle gotchas that make Entity Resolution, Entity Identification, and Entity Disambiguation a far more challenging undertaking than most people realize.

Data Quality Rules: General Attribute Dependencies 

By: Arkady Maydanchik, co-founder of Data Quality Group, is a recognized pioneer, author, and educator in the field of data quality and information integration.

Arkady Maydanchik concludes his series on Data Quality Rules by devoting his 6th article to a discussion on General Attribute Dependencies. You’ll find earlier instalments of the series in the Publications portal.

Poor Information Quality Will Get You Sued

By: Daragh O Brien, IAIDQ's Director for Publicity, is a Senior Project Manager at eircom, the leading telco in the Irish Republic

Daragh O Brien expounds on a recent legal case in England that shows just how easily poor Information Quality can lead to a lawsuit.

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The Information and Data Quality Newsletter is a quarterly publication of the International Association for Information and Data Quality

This Issue’s Editor: Michelle C. Dy

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28 April 2009