Learning logical definitions from relations
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- Quinlan, J.R. Mach Learn (1990) 5: 239. doi:10.1007/BF00117105
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This paper describesfoil, a system that learns Horn clauses from data expressed as relations.foil is based on ideas that have proved effective in attribute-value learning systems, but extends them to a first-order formalism. This new system has been applied successfully to several tasks taken from the machine learning literature.