The Decision of Critical Population Size for Releasing Micro Data Files

- Journal title : Communications for Statistical Applications and Methods
- Volume 17, Issue 6, 2010, pp.791-801
- Publisher : The Korean Statistical Society
- DOI : 10.5351/CKSS.2010.17.6.791

Title & Authors

The Decision of Critical Population Size for Releasing Micro Data Files

NamKung, Pyong; So, Joung-Hyun;

NamKung, Pyong; So, Joung-Hyun;

Abstract

This study reviews the concept of disclosure, disclosure risks, and uniqueness. The number of uniqueness in the population is of great importance in evaluating the disclosure risk of micro data files. We approach this problem by considering some basic superpopulation models including the Multinomial-Dirichlet model, the Poisson- Gamma model of Bethlehem et al. (1990) and Takemura (1997), and the Modified Multinomial-Dirichlet model. We decided the critical population size of each superpopulation model for four different superpopulation models.

Keywords

Superpopulation models;Multinomial-Dirichlet model;Poisson-Gamma model;critical population size;

Language

Korean

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