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Extracting non-redundant approximate rules from multi-level datasets

Shaw, Gavin, Xu, Yue, & Geva, Shlomo (2009) Extracting non-redundant approximate rules from multi-level datasets. In 20th International Conference on Tools with Artificial Intelligence, 3-5 November 2008, Dayton, Ohio, USA.

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Abstract

Association rule mining plays an important job in knowledge and information discovery. Often the number of the discovered rules is huge and many of them are redundant, especially for multi-level datasets. Previous work has shown that the mining of non-redundant rules is a promising approach to solving this problem, with work in [14,18,19,20] focusing on single level datasets. Recent work by Shaw et. al. [15] has extended the non-redundant approaches presented in [14,18,19] to include the elimination of redundant exact basis rules from multilevel datasets. In this paper, we propose an extension to the work in [14,15,18,19,20] to allow for the removal of hierarchically redundant approximate basis rules from multi-level datasets through the use of the dataset’s hierarchy or taxonomy. Experimentation shows our approach can effectively generate both multi-level and cross level non-redundant rule sets which are lossless.

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ID Code: 18456
Item Type: Conference Paper
Keywords: Multi-level datasets, Association rules, Redundancy
DOI: 10.1109/ICTAI.2008.54
ISBN: 978-0-7695-3440-4
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > INFORMATION AND COMPUTING SCIENCES (080000) > LIBRARY AND INFORMATION STUDIES (080700) > Information Retrieval and Web Search (080704)
Divisions: Past > QUT Faculties & Divisions > Faculty of Science and Technology
Past > Schools > School of Software Engineering & Data Communications
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2009 IEEE
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Deposited On: 04 Mar 2009 10:45
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