Ask a Better Question, Get a Better Answer A New Approach to Private Data Analysis

11th International Conference on Database Theory (ICDT 2007) |

Published by Springer

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Cryptographic techniques for reasoning about information leakage have recently been brought to bear on the classical problem of statistical disclosure control – revealing accurate statistics about a population while preserving the privacy of individuals. This new perspective has been invaluable in guiding the development of a powerful approach to private data analysis, founded on precise mathematical definitions, and yielding algorithms with provable, meaningful, privacy guarantees.