A Polynomial Algorithm for Optimal Univariate Microaggregation
IEEE Transactions on Knowledge and Data Engineering
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Microaggregation is a technique used by statistical agencies to limit disclosure of sensitive microdata. Noting that no polynomial algorithms are known to microaggregate optimally, Domingo-Ferrer and Mateo-Sanz have presented heuristic microaggregation methods. This paper is the first to present an efficient polynomial algorithm for optimal univariate microaggregation. Optimal partitions are shown to correspond to shortest paths in a network.
Hansen, Stephen Lee and Mukherjee, Sumitra, "A Polynomial Algorithm for Optimal Univariate Microaggregation" (2003). CEC Faculty Articles. 10.