What is Similarity ?

For deduplication as well as with Spiking Neural Networks (SNNs), similarity plays a major role. Similarity is mathematically difficult to express. The currently known approaches go in two directions: Distance (metric methods) The Number of matching elements in relation to the total set amount (stochastic methods) Distances What is meant here is mainly the distance […]

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FuzzyDupes EULA

License Agreement § 1 Object The object of these Licensing Conditions is the computer program FuzzyDupes Version 8.x, it’s online user documentation and other written materials associated with it, which are together referred to below as the software. § 2 Guarantees (1) This software is provided to the licensee “as is”. (2) Kroll Software-Development makes […]

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Glossary

Cluster Creation A fuzzy comparison of all records in a database with all others is impossible because the number of the individual comparisons would quickly reach an astronomical figure. Any software for duplicate searches must perform a pre-selection, in which data sets are grouped in blocks which are appropriate for performing fuzzy comparison. FuzzyDupes uses […]

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Normalization Rules Editor

  Select in main menu "Extras->Edit Normalization Rules". This launches the Normalization Rules Editor. Edit Normalization Rules For each named format you can add a description, 3 different parent formats and an unlimited number of search/replacements. The Description is only for documentation purposes and has no effect. Inherits from: The current format will inherit all […]

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Fuzzy Match

  Besides searching for duplicates, FuzzyDupes can also perform a comparison with an external list (Robinson list). In this way you can remove addresses in the external list from your database. Select the menu item "Duplicates->Match with External List". Establish a connection to your database Select a table or view/query Assign the fields of the […]

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Fuzzy Merge (Import)

  Besides searching for duplicates, FuzzyDupes enables the fuzzy import of data. This makes it possible to merge two databases without creating duplicates. Select main menu "Duplicates->Fuzzy Merge Database" Establish a connection to your database Select a table or view/query Assign the fields of the source to those of the target table (At least all […]

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Export List

To export the search result, select the Menu "View->Export". After specifying a filename, the export options dialog box appears: FuzzyDupes saves the table in a delimited text file (CSV). These files can be read by most database programs and MS-Excel. Select the “*.csv” file extension, if you want to create a CSV file, for example, […]

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Edit Duplicates

  After a successful duplicate search, the program switches to duplicate view and shows the duplicates in groups. Later you can return to this view at the menu item "View->Dubletten". Here you will be able to Manually review the duplicates to check the results during the review cancel the allocation of individual records, if they […]

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