How to Semantically Enhance a Data Mining Process?

  • Laurent Brisson
  • Martine Collard
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Business Information Processing book series (LNBIP, volume 19)


This paper presents the KEOPS data mining methodology centered on domain knowledge integration. KEOPS is a CRISP-DM compliant methodology which integrates a knowledge base and an ontology. In this paper, we focus first on the pre-processing steps of business understanding and data understanding in order to build an ontology driven information system (ODIS). Then we show how the knowledge base is used for the post-processing step of model interpretation. We detail the role of the ontology and we define a part-way interestingness measure that integrates both objective and subjective criteria in order to eval model relevance according to expert knowledge. We present experiments conducted on real data and their results.


Data mining Knowledge integration Ontology Driven Information System 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Laurent Brisson
    • 1
    • 3
  • Martine Collard
    • 2
    • 4
  1. 1.Institut TELECOM, TELECOM BretagneCNRS UMR 3192 LAB-STICC, Technopôle Brest-Iroise CS 83818Brest Cedex 3France
  2. 2.INRIA Sophia AntipolisSophia AntipolisFrance
  3. 3.Université européenne de BretagneFrance
  4. 4.Université Nice Sophia AntipolisFrance

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