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Rule Quality Measures in Creation and Reduction of Data Rule Models

  • Marek Sikora
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 4259)

Abstract

Properties of several rule quality measures are characterized in the paper. Possibilities of their application in algorithms of rules induction and reduction are presented. Influence of replacing rules accuracy with the Bayesian confirmation measure has been tested.

Keywords

Quality Measure Rule Induction Decision Class Conditional Attribute Rule Ranking 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Marek Sikora
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  1. 1.Institute of Computer SciencesSilesian University of TechnologyGliwicePoland

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