A Framework for Selecting the Optimal Technique Suitable for Application in a Data Mining Task

  • Haruna Chiroma
  • Sameem Abdul-Kareem
  • Adamau Abubakar
Part of the Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering book series (LNEE, volume 276)


This paper presents a conceptual framework for selection of data mining technique based on the 8 selection criteria’s: optimization capability, computation complexity, flexibility, interpretability, scalability, ease of problem encoding, autonomy, and accessibility. The framework is suitable for choosing appropriate technique for application in a particular task of data mining. The paper has set the stage for further research work.


Data mining task Neural networks Evolutionary algorithms Data visualization 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Haruna Chiroma
    • 1
  • Sameem Abdul-Kareem
    • 1
  • Adamau Abubakar
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Artificial IntelligenceUniversity of MalayaKuala LumpurMalaysia
  2. 2.Department of Computer Science, Faculty of Information and Communication TechnologyInternational Islamic University MalaysiaKuala LumpurMalaysia

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