Spatiotemporal Co-occurrence Rules

  • Karthik Ganesan Pillai
  • Rafal A. Angryk
  • Juan M. Banda
  • Tim Wylie
  • Michael A. Schuh
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 241)


Spatiotemporal co-occurrence rules (STCORs) discovery is an important problem in many application domains such as weather monitoring and solar physics, which is our application focus. In this paper, we present a general framework to identify STCORs for continuously evolving spatiotemporal events that have extended spatial representations. We also analyse a set of anti-monotone (monotonically non-increasing) and non anti-monotone measures to identify STCORs. We then validate and evaluate our framework on a real-life data set and report results of the comparison of the number candidates needed to discover actual patterns, memory usage, and the number of STCORs discovered using the anti-monotonic and non anti-monotonic measures.


spatiotemporal events extended spatial representations spatiotemporal co-occurrence rules 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Karthik Ganesan Pillai
    • 1
  • Rafal A. Angryk
    • 1
  • Juan M. Banda
    • 1
  • Tim Wylie
    • 1
  • Michael A. Schuh
    • 1
  1. 1.Montana State UniversityBozemanUSA

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