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Title A Statistical Approach to Provide Individualized Privacy for Surveys
Source PLOS one, 11, 1
Year 2016
Database ProQuest
Access date 06.02.2016
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Abstract In this paper we propose an instrument for collecting sensitive data that allows for each participant to customize the amount of information that she is comfortable revealing. Current methods adopt a uniform approach where all subjects are afforded the same privacy guarantees; however, privacy is a highly subjective property with intermediate points between total disclosure and non-disclosure: each respondent has a different criterion regarding the sensitivity of a particular topic. The method we propose empowers respondents in this respect while still allowing for the discovery of interesting findings through the application of well-known inferential procedures.
Year of publication2016
Bibliographic typeJournal article