TitleTrends in Aggregation and Security Assessment for Inference Control in Statistical Databases
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2002
AuthorsTorra V, Domingo-Ferrer J
JournalInt. J. of Uncertain Fuzziness and Knowledge-Based Systems

As e-commerce and Internet-based data handling become pervasive, companies and statistical agencies have the need to exploit the data they accumulate without violating citizens´ privacy. Inference control is a discipline whose goal is to prevent published/exchanged data from being linked with the individual respondents they originated from. This special issue illustrates that inference control largely draws on soft computing and artificial intelligence techniques.