PROGRAMME

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WEDNESDAY, 26 SEPTEMBER

8:30 – Registration

9:30 – Opening Session

Microdata and big data masking I - Session Chair: Mark Elliot

  • 09:40 - Efficiency and Sample Size Determination of Protected Data. Bradley Wakefield and Yan-Xia Lin
  • 10:05 - Quantifying protection level of a noise candidate for noise multiplication masking scheme. Yue Ma, Yanxia Lin, Pavel Krivitsky and Bradley Wakefield
  • 10:30 - Grouping of variables to facilitate SDL methods in multivariate data sets. Anna Oganian, Goran Lesaja and Ionut Iacob

10:55 - Coffee Break

Tabular Data Protection I - Session Chair: Jordi Castro

  • 11:20 - Protecting Census 2021 Origin-Destination data using a combination of Cell-key Perturbation and Suppression. Iain Dove, Christos Ntoumos and Keith Spicer
  • 11:45 - Confidentiality Protection Approaches for Survey Weighted Frequency Tables. Natalie Shlomo, Thomas Krenzke and Jianzhu Li (*)
  • 12:05 - An Algorithm for Small Count Rounding of Tabular Data. Øyvind Langsrud and Johan Heldal (*)
  • 12:25 - Extended Cell Suppression Problem Towards Better Data Utility. Kazuhiro Minami and Yutaka Abe (*)
  • 12:45 - Disclosure Control and Random Tabular Adjustment. Mark Stinner (*)

13:05 – Lunch

Spatial and Mobility Data - Session Chair: Krish Muralidhar

  • 15:00 - SwapMob: Swapping trajectories for mobility anonymization. Julián Salas, David Megias and Vicenç Torra
  • 15:25 - Safely plotting continuous variables on a map. Peter-Paul de Wolf and Edwin de Jonge
  • 15:50 - Detecting geographical differentiation problems. Vianney Costemalle (*)
  • 16:10 - Confidentiality of spatial data. Maël Buron and Maëlle Fontaine (*)

Case Studies - Session Chair: Eric Schulte-Nordholt

  • 16:30 - Comparative Study of the Effectiviness of Perturbative Methods for Creating Official Microdata in Japan. Shinsuke Ito, Toru Yoshitake, Ryo Kikuchi and Fumika Akutsu
  • 16:55 - Toward a Successful Implementation of Synthesis in a National Statistical Agency: A model for Cooperation. Kenza Sallier and Claude Girard (*)

17:15 - Coffee Break

17:30 - Workshop “Generating synthetic data with the synthpop package for R” (Link)


THURSDAY, 27 SEPTEMBER

Record Linkage - Session Chair: Jordi Sòria-Comas

  • 9:00 - Generalized Bayesian Record Linkage and Regression with Exact Error Propagation. Rebecca C. Steorts, Andrea Tancredi and Brunero Liseo
  • 9:25 - Building single systems for linkage, modelling and disclosure control. Duncan Smith and Mark Elliot (*)
  • 9:45 - Probabilistic Blocking with An Application to the Syrian Conflict. Rebecca C. Steorts and Anshumali Shrivastava

Microdata and big data masking II - Session Chair: Peter-Paul de Wolf

  • 10:10 - A general framework and metrics for longitudinal data anonymization. Nicolas Ruiz
  • 10:35 - Global Suppression Algorithms for Personalized Anonymization of Set-Valued Data. Takuma Nakagawa and Hiroshi Nakagawa (*)

10:55 - Coffee Break

Microdata and big data masking III - Session Chair: Anna Oganian

  • 11:20 - Multiparty Computation with Statistical Input Confidentiality via Randomized Response. Josep Domingo-Ferrer, Rafael Mulero-Vellido and Jordi Soria-Comas
  • 11:45 - Reviewing Methods for Estimating Density Function Based Masked Data. Yan-Xia Lin and Pavel N. Krivitsky
  • 12:10 - Protecting Sensitive Zeros under the Multiplicative Noise Method. Yan-Xia Lin
  • 12:35 - Practical k-Anonymization Techniques over Searchable Encrypted Database. Masayuki Yoshino, Takayuki Suzuki, Ken Naganuma and Hisayoshi Sato (*)

12:55 – Lunch

Tabular Data Protection II - Session Chair: Natalie Shlomo

  • 14:45 – Symmetric vs asymmetric protection levels in SDC methods for tabular data. Daniel Baena, Jordi Castro and José A. González
  • 15:10 - Bounded Small Cell Adjustments for Flexible Frequency Table Generators. Min-Jeong Park
  • 15:35 - Designing Confidentiality on the fly Methodology – Three Aspects. Tobias Enderle, Sarah Giessing and Reinhard Tent

16:00 - Coffee Break

16:30 - Guided visit to València

20:30 – Gala Dinner (Restaurant ENTREVINS, Carrer de la Pau, 7 · València)


FRIDAY, 28 SEPTEMBER

Synthetic Data I - Session Chair: Sarah Giessing

  • 9:30 - The Quasi-Multinomial Synthesizer for Categorical Data. Jingchen Hu and Nobuaki Hoshino
  • 9:55 - Synthetic Data via Quantile Regression for Heavy-Tailed and Heteroskedastic Data. Michelle Pistner, Aleksandra Slavković and Lars Vilhuber
  • 10:20 - Some Clarifications Regarding Fully Synthetic Data. Jörg Drechsler
  • 10:45 - Inference model to analyze differentially private synthetic multinomial datasets. Thais Paiva and Augusto Marcolin (*)

11:05 - Coffee Break

Synthetic Data II - Session Chair: Jörg Drechsler

  • 11:30 - On the privacy guarantees of synthetic data: a reassessment from the maximum-knowledge attacker perspective. Nicolas Ruiz, Krishnamurty Muralidhar and Josep Domingo-Ferrer
  • 11:55 - Differential Correct Attribution Probability for Synthetic Data: An Exploration. Jennifer Taub, Mark Elliot, Maria Pampaka and Duncan Smith
  • 12:20 - pMSE Mechanism: Differentially Private Synthetic Data with Maximal Distributional Similarity. Joshua Snoke and Aleksandra Slavković
  • 12:45 - The Application of Genetic Algorithms to Data Synthesis: A Comparison of Three Crossover Methods. Yingrui Chen, Mark Elliot and Duncan Smith

13:10 – Closing Remarks

All the presentations include 5 minutes for questions

(*) Short paper in USB proceedings

Photos

Some photos are available here.

Online Proceedings

PSD2018 online proceedings (Springer LNCS 11126) are available.

Free access from the conference site will be granted from September 19th to November 15th.

Important Dates

  • Submission deadline EXTENDED deadline:
    May 31, 8h00 (CEST)

    MAY 27, 2018
  • Acceptance notification June 29, 2018
  • Proceedings version due July 8, 2018
  • USB-only submission deadline July 8, 2018
  • USB-only acceptance notification July 18, 2018
  • USB-only proceedings version due July 25, 2018

Contact

psd2018 (at) urv.cat

Previous editions

  • PSD2016: Dubrovnik, Croatia
  • PSD2014: Eivissa, Spain
  • PSD2012: Palermo, Italy
  • PSD2010: Corfu, Greece
  • PSD2008: Istanbul, Turkey
  • PSD2006: Rome, Italy
  • PSD2004: Barcelona, Catalonia