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Comparing Rule Evaluation Metrics for the Evolutionary Discovery of Multi-relational Association Rules in the Semantic Web

  • Minh Duc Tran
  • Claudia d’Amato
  • Binh Thanh Nguyen
  • Andrea G. B. Tettamanzi
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 10781)

Abstract

We carry out a comparison of popular asymmetric metrics, originally proposed for scoring association rules, as building blocks for a fitness function for evolutionary inductive programming. In particular, we use them to score candidate multi-relational association rules in an evolutionary approach to the enrichment of populated knowledge bases in the context of the Semantic Web. The evolutionary algorithm searches for hidden knowledge patterns, in the form of SWRL rules, in assertional data, while exploiting the deductive capabilities of ontologies.

Our methodology is to compare the number of generated rules and total predictions when the metrics are used to compute the fitness function of the evolutionary algorithm. This comparison, which has been carried out on three publicly available ontologies, is a crucial step towards the selection of suitable metrics to score multi-relational association rules that are generated from ontologies.

Keywords

Evolutionary inductive programming Description logics Semantic Web 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Université Côte d’Azur, CNRS, Inria, I3SSophia AntipolisFrance
  2. 2.University of BariBariItaly
  3. 3.The University of Danang – University of Science and TechnologyDa NangVietnam

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