Bounded Least General Generalization

  • Ondřej Kuželka
  • Andrea Szabóová
  • Filip Železný
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 7842)


We study a generalization of Plotkin’s least general generalization. We introduce a novel concept called bounded least general generalization w.r.t. a set of clauses and show an instance of it for which polynomial-time reduction procedures exist. We demonstrate the practical utility of our approach in experiments on several relational learning datasets.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Ondřej Kuželka
    • 1
  • Andrea Szabóová
    • 1
  • Filip Železný
    • 1
  1. 1.Faculty of Electrical EngineeringCzech Technical University in PraguePragueCzech Republic

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