This webinar provides a deeper examination of how the Census Bureau is using the framework of differential privacy to safeguard respondent data for the 2020 Census. We examine how the 2020 Census Disclosure Avoidance System’s TopDown Algorithm works and the parameters and settings used to produce the April 2021 demonstration data.
Demonstration Data: Demographic and Housing Characteristics File (DHC)
Learn more about the first round of demonstration data for the Demographic and Housing Characteristics File (DHC).
Status Update: Upcoming 2020 Census Data Products
Join Census Bureau subject matter experts for an update on plans for upcoming data products.
Planning for Upcoming 2020 Census Data Products
Join Alexandra Krause of the Census Bureau's Population Division to learn more about the 2020 Data Product Planning Crosswalk.
Analysis of Demonstration Data for Redistricting and Voting Rights Act
Analysis of reliability and fitness-for-use of the Disclosure Avoidance System for redistricting and Voting Rights Act enforcement using the chosen settings.
2020 Census Disclosure Avoidance System Update
Learn more about the selected settings and parameters for the 2020 Census Disclosure Avoidance System for the P.L. 94-171 redistricting data.
Research into Alternatives to Differential Privacy
Census Bureau researchers present preliminary findings from experiments designed to illustrate techniques used to protect privacy.
Demonstration Data for Redistricting and Voting Rights Act Use Cases
This webinar examines the results of the Census Bureau’s empirical evaluation of the reliability and fitness-for-use of the April 2021 demonstration data.
Highlights of the April 2021 Detailed Summary Metrics
Examine how the Census Bureau uses a variety of accuracy measures to evaluate the data produced by the Disclosure Avoidance System’s TopDown Algorithm.
Differential Privacy 201 and the TopDown Algorithm
This webinar provides an examination of how the Census Bureau is using framework of differential privacy to safeguard respondent data for the 2020 Census.
Simulated Reconstruction Re-identification Attack on the 2010 Census
This webinar examines the simulated re-identification attack that the Census Bureau performed on the published 2010 Census data.
Differential Privacy 101
This introductory webinar will explain the Census Bureau’s decision to modernize the methods we use to protect respondent confidentiality in data we release.
Understanding the April 2021 Demonstration Data
This webinar covers the updates reflected in the new demonstration data, walks through the associated metrics, and provides an opportunity for Q&A.