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Table 4 Transition probability matrix for simplified, illustrative model

From: Preparation of name and address data for record linkage using hidden Markov models

  To state
From state Start Wayfare Number Wayfare Name Wayfare Type Locality Name Territory Postal Code End
Start 0 0.9 0.08 0 0.02 0 0 0
Wayfare Number 0 0.05 0.95 0 0 0 0 0
Wayfare Name 0 0 0.03 0.95 0.02 0 0 0
Wayfare Type 0 0 0 0 0.95 0.03 0.02 0
Locality name 0 0 0 0 0.02 0.4 0.4 0.18
Territory 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.8 0.2
Postal Code 0 0 0 0 0 0.1 0 0.9
End 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  1. Table cells contain probabilities of transition from the state listed at the left of each row to the state identified at the top of each column.