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A Comparative Study of a New Associative Classification Approach for Mining Rare and Frequent Classification Rules

  • Ines Bouzouita
  • Michel Liquiere
  • Samir Elloumi
  • Ali Jaoua
Part of the Communications in Computer and Information Science book series (CCIS, volume 200)

Abstract

In this paper, we tackled the problem of generation of rare classification rules. Our work is motivated by the search of an effective algorithm allowing the extraction of rare classification rules by avoiding the generation of a large number of patterns at reduced time. Within this framework we are interested in rules of the form a 1 ∧ a 2… ∧ a n b which allow us to propose a new approach based on genetic algorithms principle. This approach allows obtaining frequent and rare rules while avoiding making a breadth search. We describe our method and provide a comparative study of three versions of our method on standard benchmark data sets.

Keywords

Cover Set Associative Classification Rare Classification Rules 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Ines Bouzouita
    • 1
    • 2
  • Michel Liquiere
    • 2
  • Samir Elloumi
    • 1
  • Ali Jaoua
    • 1
    • 3
  1. 1.Computer Science DepartmentFaculty of Sciences of TunisTunisTunisia
  2. 2.LIRMMMontpellier, Cedex 5Tunisia
  3. 3.Qatar UniversityTunisia

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