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Assessing data currency — a probabilistic approach

Heinrich, Bernd and Klier, Mathias (2011) Assessing data currency — a probabilistic approach. Journal of Information Science 37 (1), pp. 86-100.

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The growing relevance of data quality has revealed the need for adequate measurement. As time aspects are extremely important in data quality management, we propose a novel approach to assess data currency. Our metric, which is founded on probability theory, enables an objective and widely automated assessment for data liable to temporal decline. Its values are easy to interpret by business ...


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Item Type:Article
Institutions:Business, Economics and Information Systems > Institut für Wirtschaftsinformatik > Lehrstuhl für Wirtschaftsinformatik II (Prof. Dr. Bernd Heinrich)
Business, Economics and Information Systems > Institut für Wirtschaftsinformatik > Professur für Wirtschaftsinformatik - Qualitätsmanagement und Qualitätssicherung (Prof. Dr. Mathias Klier)
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Keywords:data quality; data quality assessment; data quality metrics
Dewey Decimal Classification:300 Social sciences > 330 Economics
Refereed:Yes, this version has been refereed
Created at the University of Regensburg:Unknown
Deposited On:30 Jan 2012 13:23
Last Modified:17 Nov 2015 15:29
Item ID:23161
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