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Table 1 Availability of data cleaning functionality across a sample of linkage packages

From: The effect of data cleaning on record linkage quality

  Linkage Wiz Febrl BigMatch Link king FRIL LINKS ChoiceMaker QualityStage
Reformat values Yes Yes No Yes Yes No Yes Yes
Remove punctuation Yes Yes No Yes Yes No Yes Yes
Remove alt. missing values Yes Yes No Yes Yes No Yes Yes
Phonetic encoding Yes Yes No Yes Yes No Yes Yes
Name/Address Standardisation Yes Yes No No No No Yes Yes
Nickname lookup Yes Yes No Yes No No No Yes
Sex imputation Yes Yes No Yes No No No Yes