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BVM library

  • 1. Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais
  • 1. Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais
  • 2. Macquarie University


BVM library

Bayes Vulnerability for Microdata library.

Quantitative Information Flow assessment of vulnerability for microdata datasets using Bayes Vulnerability.

This tool was used for the vulnerability assessment published in:

  • Gabriel H. Nunes - A formal quantitative study of privacy in the publication of official educational censuses in Brazil (2021, hdl:1843/38085).
  • Mário S. Alvim, Natasha Fernandes, Annabelle McIver, Carroll Morgan, Gabriel H. Nunes - Flexible and scalable privacy assessment for very large datasets, with an application to official governmental microdata (2022, 10.48550/arXiv.2204.13734). For this publication, also refer to 10.5281/zenodo.6533684 (

We randomly selected only one record for each student with a same unique pseudonymization code (ID_ALUNO) in each dataset. The enrollment code (ID_MATRICULA) for each selected record is available in 10.5281/zenodo.6533675 (




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Dataset: 10.5281/zenodo.6533675 (DOI)
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Preprint: 10.48550/arXiv.2204.13734 (DOI)