Discovering Emerging Graph Patterns from Chemicals

  • Guillaume Poezevara
  • Bertrand Cuissart
  • Bruno Crémilleux
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Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 5722)


Emerging patterns are patterns of a great interest for characterizing classes. This task remains a challenge, especially with graph data. In this paper, we propose a method to mine the whole set of frequent emerging graph patterns, given a frequency threshold and an emergence threshold. Our results are achieved thanks to a change of the description of the initial problem so that we are able to design a process combining efficient algorithmic and data mining methods. Experiments on a real-world database composed of chemicals show the feasibility and the efficiency of our approach.


Data mining emerging patterns subgraph isomorphism chemical information 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Guillaume Poezevara
    • 1
  • Bertrand Cuissart
    • 1
  • Bruno Crémilleux
    • 1
  1. 1.Laboratoire GREYC-CNRS UMR 6072Université de Caen Basse-NormandieFrance

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