Mainzelliste is a web-based first-level pseudonymization service. It allows for the creation of personal identifiers (PID) from identifying attributes (IDAT), and thanks to the record linkage functionality, this is even possible with poor quality identifying data. The functions are available through a RESTful web interface.
The following article describes the underlying concepts of Mainzelliste and the motivation for its development. Please cite it when referring to Mainzelliste in publications: