What is fusion?

In this chapter of the ‘Best Practice’ series, Colin McDonald looks at data fusion – the combining of data from two different surveys or databases so that they can be analysed as if they came from one.

What Is Fusion?

Colin McDonald

Data fusion attempts to combine data from two different surveys or databases so that they can be analysed as if they came from one single sample. It is an alternative to single-source (where the data really do come from...