Skip to main content

Table 4 Processing of unstructured data

From: Design of a human-centric de-identification framework for utilizing various clinical research data

//U2. File processing
HandleFile(inputfile, Rule){
    filetype = CheckType(inputfile)
    if (filetype == C){//Changeable File
      duplicatedFile = CopyFile(inputfile)
      OriginalFileEncryption(inputfile, key, currentTime)
      result1 = DeidentificationFile(duplicatedFile, rule)
      //Cryptography, Replacement, Elimination
    } else {//Unchangeable File
        UnchangeableFileEncryption(inputfile, key, currentTime)
    }
    goto U3
}