Monotonicity and Symmetry of IFPD Bayesian Confirmation Measures

Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 9880)


IFPD confirmation measures are used in ranking inductive rules in Data Mining. Many measures of this kind have been defined in literature. We show how some of them are related to each other via weighted means. The special structure of IFPD measures allows to define also new monotonicity and symmetry properties which appear quite natural in such context. We also suggest a way to measure the degree of symmetry of IFPD confirmation measures.


Confirmation measures IFPD Monotonicity Symmetry Degree of symmetry 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of ManagementCa’ Foscari University of VeniceVeneziaItaly
  2. 2.Department of EconomicsCa’ Foscari University of VeniceVeneziaItaly

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