Luk Arbuckle

Luk Arbuckle

Data Scientist and Privacy Researcher

Ottawa, Ontario

Areas of Expertise:

  • data
  • analytics
  • statistics
  • privacy
  • R
  • consulting
  • speaking
  • programming
  • training
  • writing
Luk Arbuckle is Director of Technology Analysis at the Office of the Privacy Commissioner (OPC) of Canada. He leads a highly skilled team that conducts privacy research and assists in investigations when there’s a technology component involved. The views expressed in the book Anonymizing Health Data are those of the author, not the position of the OPC. Before joining the OPC Luk worked on developing de-identification methods and re-identification risk measurement tools, participated in the development and evaluation of secure computation protocols, and led a top-notch research and consulting team that developed and delivered data anonymization solutions. He originally plied his trade in the area of image processing and analysis, and then in the area of applied statistics (use R!).

Anonymizing Health Data Anonymizing Health Data
by Luk Arbuckle, Khaled El Emam
December 2013
Print: $29.99
Ebook: $25.99

Webcast: Anonymizing Health Data
September 13, 2013
In this webcast we'll start with a discussion of the relatively simple de-identification of a cross-sectional disease registry, and then we'll jump in to more complex situations like the de-identification of longitudinal data, free-form text, and geospatial...