Visual Interactive Subgroup Discovery with Numerical Properties of Interest

  • Alípio M. Jorge
  • Fernando Pereira
  • Paulo J. Azevedo
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 4265)


We propose an approach to subgroup discovery using distribution rules (a kind of association rules with a probability distribution on the consequent) for numerical properties of interest. The objective interest of the subgroups is measured through statistical goodness of fit tests. Their subjective interest can be assessed by the data analyst through a visual interactive subgroup browsing procedure.


Association Rule Modal Project Numerical Property Data Analyst Distribution Rule 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Alípio M. Jorge
    • 1
  • Fernando Pereira
    • 1
  • Paulo J. Azevedo
    • 2
  1. 1.LIACC, Faculty of EconomicsUniversity of PortoPortugal
  2. 2.Departamento de InformáticaUniversity of MinhoPortugal

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