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Probabilistic Scoring Example AGREEMENT RATES

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  • 2 files, 10 Records each
  • Form all possible pairs: 10 x 10 = 100 pairs
  • Human review of all 100 record pairs shows that 10 are true-links, 90 are non-links.


A concept critical to understanding probabilistic scoring is that of AGREEMENT RATES.

Imagine 2 patient files each containing 10 records. If we form the Cartesian product of

(STRESS THE TERM "AGREEMENT RATES") as developed by felligi-sunter

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