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Journal of Data and Information Quality (JDIQ), Volume 2 Issue 2, February 2011

Editorial: In Search of Novel Ideas and Solutions with a Broader Context of Data Quality in Mind
Stuart E. Madnick, Yang W. Lee
Article No.: 7
DOI: 10.1145/1891879.1891880

The Effects and Interactions of Data Quality and Problem Complexity on Classification
Roger Blake, Paul Mangiameli
Article No.: 8
DOI: 10.1145/1891879.1891881

Data quality remains a persistent problem in practice and a challenge for research. In this study we focus on the four dimensions of data quality noted as the most important to information consumers, namely accuracy, completeness, consistency, and...

GIGO or not GIGO: The Accuracy of Multi-Criteria Satisficing Decisions
Irit Askira Gelman
Article No.: 9
DOI: 10.1145/1891879.1891882

The relationship between data accuracy and the resulting information accuracy is of great interest in numerous problem domains. An understanding of this relationship can improve the efficiency of data management and increase the accuracy and...

On Graph-Based Name Disambiguation
Xiaoming Fan, Jianyong Wang, Xu Pu, Lizhu Zhou, Bing Lv
Article No.: 10
DOI: 10.1145/1891879.1891883

Name ambiguity stems from the fact that many people or objects share identical names in the real world. Such name ambiguity decreases the performance of document retrieval, Web search, information integration, and may cause confusion in other...

Typing Biometrics: Impact of Human Learning on Performance Quality
Benjamin Ngugi, Beverly K. Kahn, Marilyn Tremaine
Article No.: 11
DOI: 10.1145/1891879.1891884

The use of stolen personal-identifying information, like Social Security numbers, to commit identity fraud continues to be a major problem. The fact that an impostor can pass as the genuine user by possession of stolen identification information...